Niobrara County Hospital District operates Niobrara Community Hospital and Rawhide Rural Health Clinic. Niobrara Community Hospital is designated as a Critical Access Hospital and has been certified as a Trauma 4 Facility. We offer emergency room care 24-hours per day and seven days per week, acute care beds, and long-term swing beds and the related ancillary services including laboratory, radiology, 64-Slice CT, and infusion therapy. Rawhide Rural Health Clinic is designated as a Rural Health Clinic and provides primary care services.
Niobrara County Hospital District is operated by a publicly elected Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees consists of five community members who serve either two (2) or four (4) year terms.
The service area covers Niobrara County, estimated population of 2,400, which includes Lusk’s population of about 1,400 and surrounding small communities including Manville, Lance Creek, and Van Tassell.