Top-quality comprehensive healthcare facilities provide Marseilles’ residents with exceptional options for general, specialized and 24/7 emergency medical care. Two acute-care hospitals are located within minutes from Marseilles – OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center and Morris Hospital and Healthcare Center. Highly-trained staff members are equipped to care for patients of all ages. Inpatient and outpatient mental health services, extensive home health care programs, specializes programs for senior citizens and educational programs for expectant families are available. Patients have access to a Level II Trauma Center, Level II Nursery and Level II Obstetric Unit, as well as a Life Rescue Evac Service that provides 24/7 emergency transport to both hospitals. Both hospitals offer quality care through their medical centers located in Marseilles.
Also available is Marseilles Nursing Service. Marseilles Nursing Service has a long and notable history in the community. A few of the many health issues it has helped the city through include the flu epidemic in 1919, they dyssentery outbreak in 1928 and the scarlet fever and pneumonia outbreaks of 1936. Today, 95 years later the Marseilles Nursing Service continues to provide health services to the community with Free Blood Pressure Clinics, Blood Glucose Screenings, Medical Equipment loans and Visitor Nurse services.
Rivershores Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center is a nursing home located at 578 West Commercial Street in Marseilles. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids. The facility has 103 certified beds and provides Medicare and Medicaid services.
Marseilles Family Healthcare Center (Morris Hospital)
580 Sycamore Street
Ottawa Regional Medical Center
102 Eleventh Street
Marseilles Nursing Center
227 S Main Street
207 Lincoln Street
North Central Area Transit (NCAT)
To book a ride on the North Central Area Transit system, call the dispatch center weekdays from 6 am – 6 pm at 815-288-2117
For in-town rides there must be a minimum of one day in advance and, for out-of-town rides, it must be a minimum of two days. Advance bookings are encouraged.
What Does It Cost?
Ages 5 and under: $1.00 one way in town or .35¢ per mile when traveling out of town. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Ages 6-59: $2.00 one way in town or .35¢ per mile when traveling out of town. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Age 60+ and disable individuals: $1.00 one-way trip in town and out of town
Aids assisting passengers and service animals may ride at no cost.
Passengers are prohibited to eat, drink (except bottled water), use tobacco products, stand, be improper dress, as well as, possession of weapons, alochol or illegal drugs.