Following a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Feb. 8, the staff at a new medical facility in Dyersville can barely contain its excitement.
The Regional Family Health Clinic, which is a subsidiary of Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester, opened its doors to patients about a month ago, RMC CEO Charlie Button said.
“Dyersville just seems like a growing area with a lot of life to it,” Button said. “We really just want to be part of that.”
Button said the staff consists of already established providers who are bringing some of their rural patients along with them, but they are also accepting new patients.
“We have four primary care providers — one being a doctor and the other three being nurse practitioners,” Button said. “And they’re really excited about going to Dyersville.”
Button added they will also be bringing an OB/GYN to the clinic in the near future, who will be there one day-a-month initially.
Located at 980 Field of Dreams Way, Suite 5, Button said geographically, they couldn’t have asked for a better spot, with the clinic being on the western edge of Dyersville near the new US 20 interchange, while still being located in Delaware County. But, he said, they have had several people get confused as to where the actual entrance to the building is.
“It’s been open a month but we’ve had people say they can’t see it,” he said.
He said there’s a sign in the works, but for now, it’s just easiest for them to say it’s behind the new Cottingham and Butler building.
“The facility turned out very nice and we’re very excited,” Button said. “It’s all been very positive — it just seems like the town is welcoming the clinic with open arms.”
The clinic’s hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.