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Shelby County Healthcare System

The Shelby County Health System offers a wide range of Medical Services through Myrtue Medical Center, Prairie Rose Mental Health and Elm Crest Retirement Home.

Myrtue Medical

Shelby County Health SystemThe health system has a general surgeon, five family practice physicians, two physical assistants and a nurse practitioner on staff at the licensed 85-bed Myrtue Memorial Hospital.

Twenty-two paramedics and emergency medical technicians provide 24-hour, seven day a week advanced life support emergency health care coverage.  if more specialized health care is needed, Harlan is only 45 minutes away from some of the Midwest's finest research hospitals in Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Elm Crest Retirement Community

The 123-resident Elm Crest Home (formerly the Baptist Memorial Home) provides professional nursing care in a home like environment.  Elm Crest was designed as a natural extension of the original Baptist home, providing condominium living with easy access to dietary and nursing resources.  It is in the final stages of a multi-million dollar remodeling and expansion project to meet the needs of the next generation of Harlanites.



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