Patients And Visitor Info

Visitor's Guide

The hospital cafeteria is open to the public, staff and patients 7 days a week. CRHC's cafeteria is located in the main hallway on the northwest corner of the building (behind Clarinda Medical Associates and the Specialty Clinic). Daily menus are posted just outside the main entrance to the cafeteria and again in the servery area. A self-service complimentary drink bar is available serving juice, coffee, and tea. Vending machines are available serving healthy snacks as well as carbonated and non-carbonated beverages.

Cafeteria meal cards/coupons are available for family and friends of patients in the hospital during meal times. Ask the nurse or anyone providing patient care for more information regarding the visitor meal card.

  • Open 7 Days a Week
  • Breakfast served 7:30 am to 9:30 am
  • Lunch served 11:45 am to 1:45 pm
  • Dinner served 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Noon Salad Bar served Monday/Tuesday/Friday
  • Special Bars on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Breakfast Bar served Monday
  • Soups are seasonal: Monday thru Friday – Lunch & Dinner
  • Cold sandwiches, salads and desserts are available between
    6:00 am to 7:30 pm from a self-service unit located in the kitchen

Visiting Hours
Visiting hours are 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, unless you are an immediate family member. We do ask that visitors respect the healing environment of the hospital by monitoring voice levels and restricting the activity of young ones.

Gifts of Love (Gift Shop)
CRHC's Gift Shop is located in the main lobby. The Gift Shop is operated by the CRHC Auxiliary.

Hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Flower and Gift Delivery
Local businesses will deliver flowers or gifts to the hospital. CRHC does not endorse any particular flower shop. Below is a list of local establishments for flower order and delivery:

Clarinda Flowershop (712) 542-5673

Upon arrival, flowers will be delivered to the patient by a staff member.

The following businesses offer lodging services:


Celebrity Inn (712) 542-5178
Super 8 Motel (712) 542-6333 or (800) 800-8000

Bed & Breakfast:

Colonial White House Bed & Breakfast (712) 542-5006
Iowa Country Cabin Bed & Breakfast (712) 585-3701
Paiges of Thyme Bed & Breakfast (712) 542-5796

Community Information
Click Here for the Clarinda Chamber of Commerce to view restaurants, services, churches, & recreation activities, etc.

Internet Access
CRHC offers free wireless internet access to patients and visitors.

Smoke-Free/Tobacco-Free Campus
No tobacco or smokeless tobacco products are allowed inside the building or directly near the building.

Patient, Visitor and Staff Safety
For patient, staff and visitor safety, CRHC maintains security cameras at all entrances and parking lots. If you have a safety concern, please notify any CRHC employee.

Clarinda Regional Health Center utilizes RepTrax vendor credentialing service. All vendors should enter through the main hospital entrance and check-in at the information kiosk located just inside the main lobby entrance.

Please review the following information for vendor parking (click here).


“In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this organization is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D. C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202) 720-6832 (TDD)”