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Avera Sacred Heart Patients & Visitors

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Send an Avera Care Card to family and friends while they are a patient at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital.

Avera Sacred Heart is part of Avera Health, a partnership of local health providers. We believe that each person who comes to us for care is made in God’s image. We will care for you with excellence, compassion and respect Avera means “to be well” and that’s our wish for you.

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital has a tradition of providing quality healthcare services to patients and families for over a century. We want you to receive the highest quality of care during your hospital stay or visit to loved ones or friends in the hospital. If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to ask our friendly staff.


Avera Sacred Heart is located in the southwest corner of Yankton, near the intersection of Highways 50 and 52. The hospital is located directly east of Mount Marty College and the Sacred Heart Monastery.


Ample parking is conveniently located in close proximity to all three buildings of the Avera Sacred Heart complex.

Food Services


A meditation chapel is located in the main hospital lobby and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A mass is held in this chapel on the last Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m.