Quality & Accessible 

In Ord, you’ll find quality health care services from heath and wellness, pharmacies, rehabilitation, mental health and hospice brought to area residents with 21st Century technology and small town accessibility.

Visit the ONLINE BUSINESS DIRECTORY for additional health care services including
chiropractic, physical therapy, mental health, pharmacy, dental, optometry and health & fitness.


VALLEY COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM (website) (2707 L Street)
The Valley County Health System is a critical access hospital and a member of the Nebraska Hospital Association. VCHS provides a broad scope of services including acute care, ambulance services, cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes education, emergency care, endoscopy, Heritage Program for Seniors, Home Health, Hospice, Imaging, Laboratory, Medical Clinics, Nutritional consultations, Outpatient Surgery, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Sleep Clinic, Specialty Clinic, Telemedicine, and Wound Care. Valley County Health System employs approximately 250 individuals from Ord and the surrounding area. For further information call (308) 728-4200 or (888) 252-3874, or visit

On May 13, 2008 the community approved a $21.3 million dollar bond issue to build a new 67,000 square foot, state of the art replacement hospital in Ord. This will ensure that future generations of the six county region VCHS serves will be assured of the convenience, accessibility and quality of healthcare our patients need and deserve. The new facility opened October 4th, 2010.

The Valley County Health System van is available to provide transportation Monday through Friday 8 am – 5 pm. To request van service, call (308) 728-5581.

Medical Clinics

VCHS MEDICAL CLINIC (website) (2707 L Street)
The VCHS Medical Clinic in Ord is owned and operated by Valley County Health System and provides a wide range of services. Office hours are Monday – Friday 7 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 9 am to Noon. To schedule an appointment please call (308) 728-4202 or (800) 365-5247.

The VCHS Medical Clinic in Burwell is operated by Valley County Health System and is open numerous days each week. The Clinic is staffed by Dr. Jennifer Bengston and Hallie Yantzie, APRN-NP, FNP-BC from VCHS. To schedule an appointment call (308) 346-5442 or (800) 365-5247.

The VCHS Medical Clinic in Loup City is staffed by Dr. Greg McClanahan, and Bob Reilly, PA-C, and Jane Meyer, APRN-NP-C with office hours Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment, call (308) 745-0324 or (800) 365-5247.

Stevens Medical Clinic is a private practice family medical clinic in Ord. The clinic has two board certified Family Practice Physicians with office hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, and Saturday mornings.

Staff: Dan Stevens, MD and Julie Stevens, MD; Linda Kovarik, PA; Eileen (reception); Yvonne and Janice (billing); Sandy RN; Linda LPN; Jane X-ray tech

Contact them at 1820 N St Ord NE 68862 or by calling (308) 728 9916. Fax (308) 728-3274

Home Health & Hospice

Valley County Health System Home Health provides the following services: registered nursing, social work, IV therapy, home health aide, diabetic education, physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy. These services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance companies. Private duty services are available for patients not meeting Medicare and Medicaid guidelines. Services are available in Valley, Garfield, Sherman, Howard, Greeley, Loup, Custer and Wheeler Counties.

Hospice care is also available for terminally ill patients and their families. Criteria for hospice service are: patient and family are aware of the patient’s diagnosis and prognosis, the patient has a limited life expectancy of six months or less if the disease runs it’s normal course, and the care has become palliative rather than curative. The Home Health/Hospice office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 400 South 23rd Street, Ord, NE. A registered nurse is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling (308) 728-4355.

Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

Arbor Care Center in Ord, accredited by the state of Nebraska, has a total capacity of 60 beds. Services offered include 24-hour licensed nursing care, restorative nursing care, social services, physical therapy, cardiopulmonary services, and an activities program. Doctors visit the nursing home on a scheduled basis. For further information call (308) 728-4245.

At Grandview Independent and Assisted Living, the emphasis is on comfort and quality of life. There are a variety of room styles to choose from, with privacy in mind. Public living and dining areas allow plenty of room for friends and family to gather. Grandview offers all the warmth and amenities of home without the worries of maintenance and upkeep. The living spaces are roomy and we encourage our residents to furnish them with cherished personal belongings. At Grandview, the health and well being of our residents is our number one priority. That is why we provide 24-hour staff and a wireless call pendant to each resident. Residents choose how to spend their days. A variety of social and leisure activities are available for every taste and talent. Scheduled transportation is provided to local destinations such as medical facilities, banks, post office and social activities. If you are in need of some recovery time before returning home, Grandview can assist with that as well as they offer Short Stay Recovery Rooms that are furnished with all the amenities of home while you return to better health. For further information call (308) 728-3967.

Emergency Care & Ambulance Services

The Valley County Ambulance is an Advanced Life Support ambulance owned by Valley County and managed by Valley County Health System.

The ambulance is under the medical direction of Dr. Hilary Miller.

The Ambulance Service is available for BLS/ALS transports 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Valley County Ambulance has more than 150 transports each year. Most transports are to Grand Island, Kearney, Lincoln and Omaha. For more information, contact VCHS at (308) 728-4200.