Dixon is the center for a broad assortment of medical and health related services. An impressive variety of specialists serve patient needs using state-of-the-art equipment and practices. Local clinics and group practices provide for cancer care, MRI, outpatient dialysis and same-day outpatient surgery. There is a broad provider network as well for social services, psychiatry, mental health counseling and assistance, chiropractic care, podiatry, orthopedics, and obstetrics/gynecology. Skilled intermediate, convalescent and nursing care facilities, assisted living, Hospice and Alzheimer's care are also available.


  • Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital has been an active participant in the health of Dixon and surrounding communities for more than 110 years. KSB Hospital is an 80-bed acute care facility offering a variety of ancillary services, providing numerous programs to promote the overall health and wellness of its patients. The past century has seen many upgrades to their building and technology, and KSB is committed to providing superior care. Physician services are available at eight convenient locations. KSB is a teaching hospital to the University of Illinois Rockford College of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program. Their affiliated practices include KSB Medical Group, KSB Corporate Health Services Occupational and Sports Medicine, Edwards Clinic, KSB Ashton Clinic, KSB Center for Health Services Amboy, KSB Polo Clinic, and KSB Oregon Clinic. (


In addition to KSB, a number of primary care and multi-specialty group practices provide patients with routine healthcare, surgery and a broad range of medical specialties. These providers include:

  • CGH Dixon Medical Center is one of several area CGH clinics. Each is devoted to offering you and your family members of all ages access to high-quality healthcare that's just around the corner from wherever you live. Depending on the clinic you choose, you can receive care for a wide range of conditions, including acute illnesses, diabetes, hypertension, pregnancy and geriatrics. In addition, we also provide the following services: immunizations, cholesterol and glucose screenings, Pap smears, otolaryngology, neonatology and obstetrics, optometry and vision care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, bone density screenings and EKGs.

    Dedicated physicians can be found at every CGH family clinic, along with compassionate nursing teams and friendly, efficient support staff. Together, we are making sure healthier families and healthier communities are growing all around us.  (

  • Now Care is an immediate care facility, providing walk-in care and occupational medicine. Now Care's experienced specialists have developed a process and operational control for executive and corporate wellness programs. (
  • Physicians Immediate Care opened in July 2014 and also provides walk-in care.
  • Other specialty providers include Northern Illinois Cancer Treatment Center (, Orthopedic Rehab Specialists of Dixon ( and Exceptional Dentistry (
  • Chiropractic care is readily available to area patients from providers including Pitkin Family Chiropractic.
  • Sinnissippi Centers, Inc., is a community based behavioral healthcare center that has provided quality care to the Illinois residents of Carroll, Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties since 1966. Sinnissippi is a fully accredited behavioral healthcare agency by The Joint Commission. Services include alcohol & substance abuse treatment, counseling, life skills development, psychiatric services, anger management, student assistance program, employee assistance program. (
  • The Lee County Health Department serves the area on a wide range of public health issues: environmental health services; nutrition; maternal and child; chronic disease; communicable disease; mental health and developmental disabilities. (


Senior living - Heritage Square offers a continuum of care from independent housing to a skilled nursing unit staffed by an excellent ratio of medical personnel that tend to its residents around the clock.  Since opening in 1974, Heritage Square has established its reputation as a progressive model in senior housing and health care. This not-for-profit corporation's staff focuses on one mission – providing the highest quality of care in a warm and loving environment.  (