Since 1986, the Wayne County Hospital has been a part of the Mercy Medical Center of Des Moines, Iowa, statewide collaborative Network of Healthcare Services. This affiliation is through a management contract with that facility.
Our team of healthcare professionals is dedicated to improving the health and well being of our patients. Wayne County Hospital and Clinic System is a general medical/surgical hospital with modern medical imaging and laboratory services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation therapy, new labor-delivery-recovery obstetrical suites and an exceptional dialysis unit. The emergency department, designated as a Level IV Trauma Center, provides 24-hour emergency care and offers stabilization and transfer services to patients requiring more specialized care. Ambulance and medical helicopter transfer services are available with highly trained emergency personnel. We operate four rural health clinics strategically located throughout the county.
Our medical staff consists of family practice physicians, a general surgeon and orthopedic specialist, complemented by physician assistants and nurse practitioners. In addition, we provide obstetric care for a five-county area.
Wayne County Hospital and Clinic System is one of the largest employers in the county serving a population of 6,385 people in Wayne County plus surrounding areas. (2015 Census) Wayne County Hospital and Clinic System operate as a tax-exempt; twenty-five bed licensed Critical Access Hospital (CAH).
Corydon is located in South Central Iowa in Wayne County. We are a small city of 1585 persons, the largest of 9 cities in the county. Corydon hosts the Wayne County Courthouse on a very charming square in the center of the city. There are two major parks, one with a nine-hole golf course and aquatic center, the other with a 58-acre lake with campgrounds, disc golf course, fishing and a nearby walking trail.
Corydon is home to the Wayne Community Schools. This district serves not only Corydon but Allerton, Cambria, Millerton, and Lineville.
Corydon was established in 1851 as an agricultural community with railroad access and ties to nearby coal mines. Later, Corydon was a stop along the way for those using the Mormon Trail.
This community works hard at continuing to be a strong economic center for the county and also move forward to meet the challenges of the modern world.