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Call 911. Twenty-four hour ambulance service is available in Fairfield. When calling for an ambulance in an emergency, please describe your location and problem. Stay on the line until the emergency operator tells you to hang up. The ambulance will respond quickly.


Call 911 for ambulance and paramedics. Then call Campus Security at 641-472-1115 at your earliest convenience. Campus Security will notify the Dean of Students and the Campus Nurse

Campus Nurse

Contact Deidre Lentz, RN, Dreier Building Room 236, 641-472-7000 ext. 3411,, for advice, first aid, minor medical concerns, and assistance in obtaining medical care. Clinic hours are Monday through Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The following list of health care providers is included here for the convenience of our students. The University has made no independent evaluation of and does not endorse specific health care providers.


Crossland, DC 641-472-4454, Estrin, DC 641-472-0233, Farkas, DC 641-472-4924, Hunt Chiropractic 641-472-4323, Johnson Chiropractic 641-472-7333, McConeghey, DC 641-472-4925

Crisis Center & Women's Shelter

800- 464-8340 or 641-683-3122, Ottumwa


Tower DDS 641-472-8188, Roth DDS 641-472-3044, Perkins DDS 641-472-7348
Holt Family Dental 641-472-3147, Fairfield Dental Clinic (Van Tassel DDS, Gleason DMD) 641-472-3158, River Hills Community Health Center — Richland 319-456-2045, River Hills Community Health Center — Ottumwa 641-683-5773, University of Iowa Dental College 319-355-7499

Family Planning

Southern Iowa Family Planning, 108 E. Broadway Ave.,Suite 2,Fairfield, IA
or 228 E. 2nd Street, Ottumwa, IA, 800-452-3365

Family Practice

Cynthia Barinsky, ARNP (Nurse Practitioner), Get Well Clinic, 2815 N. Court Street, Ottumwa, IA 641-682-0098, Monday/ Friday 10 am - 6 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1 - 7 pm
$60 per visit and takes most health insurance
Dr. Nancy Lonsdorf, MD, Ayurveda-based Medicine, Board-Certified in Integrative Medicine,
105 Gate Ridge Court Building, 1100 N 4th St., Fairfield, IA 641-469-3174
Dr. Veronica Butler, MD, 317 North Court, Ottumwa, IA 52501, 641-683-3101

Hospital - Emergency Room

Jefferson County Health Center (JCHC): 2000 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA,641-472-4111
Note: the Emergency Room (ER) is for medical emergencies only. For non-emergency medical care, please call a doctor's office - see the list below under Medical Clinics.

Mental Health

Dr. Patrick Pomfrey, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, 641-455-9505
Optimae Life Services, 301 W. Burlington Ave., Fairfield, 641- 472-5771

Medical Clinics

Fairfield Clinic (Drs. Buck MD, Poole DO, Larson MD, Volm DO, Swartz ARNP, Hanshaw ARNP), Jefferson County Health Center, 2000 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA, 641-472-4141
Medical Arts Clinic (Drs. Greiner MD, Hill DO, Cochran MD, Anderson MD, Karimova MD, Heitsman MD, Brown DO, Halls ARNP, Schleicher ARNP), Jefferson County Health Center,2000 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA, 641-472-4156
River Hills Community Health Center, 201 South Market Street , Ottumwa, Iowa 52501, 641-683-5773, Hours: M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Sliding fee scale and takes most health insurance, Services include Medical, OB-GYN, and Dental
River Hills Community Health Center, 100 West Main, Richland, IA 52585, 319-456-2045
Hours: M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Income based sliding fee scale and takes most health insurance
Services include Medical and Dental


Heartland Eye Care, Dr. Donner, 205N. B St. Fairfield, IA 641-472-7175


Eyeowa Optical, 122 N Court, Fairfield, IA, 641-472-6694
Wolfe Eye Clinic, 100 S 23rd St, Fairfield, IA, 641-472-6151

OB-GYN Clinics

River Hills Community Health Center, 931 Pennslyvania Ave, Ottumwa, IA 641-455-5431
Van Buren County Hospital, 304 Franklin St., Keosauqua, IA 319-293-3171, 800-873-8224

Other Area Hospitals

Henry County Health Center, 407 S White St, Mt Pleasant, IA (21 miles east of Fairfield), 319-385-3141
Ottumwa Regional Health Center in Ottumwa, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, Ottumwa, IA (25 miles west of Fairfield), 641-684-2300
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA (60 miles north of Fairfield), 800-777-8442, 319-356-1616
Van Buren County Hospital, 304 Franklin St, Keosauqua, IA (23 miles south of Fairfield), 319-293-3171, 641-936-7107, 800-873-8224

Pharmacies in Fairfield

Hy Vee 641-472–3542
Jefferson County Health Center 641-472-4111, Walmart 641-472–6147

Poison Hotline

800- 222-1212

STD Hotline



Jefferson County Health Center Courtesy Van 641-472-4115. MUM Campus Security 641-472-1115. Cita Bus 641-472- 4403. For students 60 years PLUS, Cita Bus available between 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  JCat Taxi 641-919-2083

Walk-In Clinic (Urgent Care Clinic)

ORHC - Walk-In Clinic, 1111 N. Quincy, Ottumwa, IA 641-684-2551, Location: K-Mart Shopping Center, Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sat 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., $75/visit



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