MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center is a 346-bed multi-specialty hospital offering extensive healthcare services from inpatient medical rehabilitation, inpatient surgery, and ambulatory surgery. The facility is the area's only Level III Trauma Center and Level II Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. They have specially designed areas to treat trauma victims, mental health patients, and other acute conditions plus utilizes innovative technologies such as PACS, EHR, and MUSE, and a computed tomography (CT) scanner.
Located along the banks of the picturesque Cedar River, downtown Waterloo provides an eclectic range of dining, entertainment, and shopping options. The Cultural District features state-of-the-art exhibits and the interactive Phelps Youth Pavilion children's museum is a big draw for families. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike, bike, ski, fish, canoe, and golf. Nearby, the University of Northern Iowa offers plenty more cultural, education and athletic events. Waterloo is located just one hour north of Cedar Rapids and under 2 hours southwest from Des Moines.