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The Loup City Medical Clinic, 130 North 6th Street, is served by Dr. Virach Anantachai. To schedule an appointment, call (308) 745-0514.

The Sherman County Medical Clinic, 130 North 6th Street, is served by Dr. Melinda Barratt who is board certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic medicine. To schedule an appointment, call (308) 745-0801 or (308) 872-6456.

Nursing Homes

Rose Lane Nursing Home, a member of Vetter Health Services, is a 73-bed intermediate care nursing home which has facilities for long-term and respite care, physical therapy, recreation, social activities, crafts, and church services. The home has a special Alzheimer's and Related Disorders unit and day care for the elderly. For more information, contact Alex Snavely, Administrator, at (308) 745-0303.

Retirement Housing

Westside Park, a retirement housing facility, include a recreational center with planned weekly programs of cards, bingo, and religious services.

Other Medical Services

Loup City Dental Clinic — To schedule an appointment, call (308) 745-1861.
Professional Eyecare / The Eyewear Gallery — Professional Eyecare / The Eyewear Gallery is served by Brandon Blair, O.D. To schedule an appointment, call (308) 745-0803.


The Loup City Handibus, run with the assistance of federal and state funding, serves residents in Loup City as well as Ashton and Litchfield. The handibus is equipped with a lift for wheelchairs.

The handibus will pick up passengers in Loup City by appointment with at least thirty minutes advance notice on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. The bus runs from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. On Thursdays, the bus travels to Grand Island and Kearney with residents from Loup City, Ashton, and Litchfield. A free-will donation of 50¢ for Loup City and $3.00 for out of town trips is recommended. To schedule an appointment, call (308) 745-0879.


Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, 45 miles south of Loup City, is a medical-surgical, acute care, hospital. The hospital provides an inpatient care program in the broad general services of medicine, surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, coronary intensive care, neonatal intensive care, and medical and radiation oncology.

Richard H. Young Hospital is the premier mental health center in the region. The 80-bed facility is fully accredited and specializes in youth, adolescent, and adult chemical dependency. Complete acute care and out-patient phsychiatric counseling services are also provided.

     For more information, contact:

City Office ~ 134 S. 8th Street ~ Loup City, NE 68853
Phone: (308) 745-0222    E-mail: loupcity@cornhusker.net

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