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Gundersen St. Joseph’s Patients & Visitors

If you’re visiting our care facilities in Hillsboro and neighboring communities or need assistance navigating the healthcare system, we’re here to help. You’ll find resources here or we’re available to answer your questions.

Expert care, close to home

Our state-of-the-art critical access hospital and medical clinics serve our neighbors in Hillsboro, Elroy, Wonewoc and surrounding communities with the primary, emergency and specialty care they need. We offer valet services at no cost, a cafeteria that's open to the public, free Wi-Fi and couches for your comfort while you’re visiting a loved one.

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Visiting patients

We welcome you to visit patients in our hospital and clinics, but it’s important you review our visitor guidelines to protect everyone.

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Patient resources


View our map to find your appointment location at our hospital and clinic in Hillsboro. Inside our facilities, you’ll find staff ready to assist you.

Patient gifts

To send a gift, flowers or other well wishes to patients in our hospital, call our team at (608) 489-8000. We’re happy to recommend local florists and businesses.


If you're not sure if your care at Gundersen St. Joseph's is covered, check with your health insurance company or call us at (608) 489-8000.

We accept these health insurers and more:

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dean Health
  • Group Health
  • Humana Medicare
  • Medicare A and B
  • Quartz
  • Quartz Medicare Advantage
  • Secure Horizons
  • Security Health Plan
  • The Alliance
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health
  • Veterans Affairs
  • WEA Trust
  • WI Medicaid
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service (WPS)

Healthcare advocate

Our Healthcare Advocacy team will connect you to resources, financial assistance and community education through confidential conversations. Our advocates can help with:

  • Navigating the healthcare system
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • BadgerCarePlus and Food Share
  • SeniorCare and prescription assistance programs
  • Family resources and county human service programs
  • Financial questions about your medical bills, community care and insurance
  • Community education including CPR classes, health fairs, healthcare resource presentations, school health education and more

To contact an advocate, call (608) 489-8289.

Patient & Family Services

Our Patient & Family Services staff helps patients and their families with:

  • Discharge planning
  • Advance directives
  • Accessing a wide range of resources
  • Consulting for emotional, social, financial, family and health concerns

To contact our staff, call (608) 489-8289.

Medical records

We honor your right to confidential healthcare information. We’ll make every attempt to protect the privacy of your information so that it’s not heard, read or shared for any reason other than to promote the best healthcare outcomes.

We require signed authorization from the patient or legal guardian to disclose protected health information. You can request copies of your health information by calling our medical records department at (608) 489-8131 or faxing requests to (608) 489-4899.

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St. Joseph's locations

Find primary, emergency and specialty healthcare close to home with 6 St. Joseph’s locations serving the broader Hillsboro area.

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How to connect

We’re here to answer your questions.

1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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