Kiowa District Hospital has been caring for our community since 1951. This 15-bed critical access facility offers many services to Kiowa and surrounding areas.
- 24 hour Emergency Room
- Advanced Cardiac and trauma Certified Nurses.
- General surgeries (Dr Ransom)
- Acute care beds with the ability to do heart monitoring in all rooms.
- Swing bed available when it s to soon to go home and a little more time is needed.
- Physical and Occupational Therapy Department ready to help you with both outpatient and inpatient therapy
- Diet Consultation, with appointment
- Outpatient Allergy Clinic
- Outpatient wound care
- Outpatient IV infusions
- Lab and radiology department with 24 hour coverage
- CT scanning with 24 hour coverage
- Ultrasound on, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
- Dexa Scans for bone density measurement once a month.
- KDH Clinic is opened Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00pm
- DOT and athletic physicals
- Cardiovascular Consultants ( Drs. Reusser/Steckley) every month
Kiowa District Hospital & Clinic:
1002 S. 4th Street
Hospital – 620-825-4131
Clinic – 620-825-4121
The City of Kiowa operates the following utilities: Electric, Water, Sewer and Trash. New residents sign up for services at the City Offices 618 Main Street. Phone: (620) 825-4127.
To report electrical outages after hours call 620-213-0851 or 620-409-0028
To report water or sewer issues after hours call 620-409-0021
Telephone services are provided by SCTelcom, 717 Main St. (620) 825-1001
Gas service is provided by Kansas Gas Service 1-800-794-4780
The Greater Kiowa Community Foundation gives citizens of this area the opportunity to make a lasting gift to a community which has been good to them.
The Greater Kiowa Community Foundation pools the assets and represents the ideas and interests of people who want to increase the impact of philanthropy. IT IS NOT A PLACE TO GIVE MONEY, BUT RATHER A METHOD FOR GIVING MONEY.
The Foundation receives and manages capital of all amounts from individuals, families, businesses, and foundations. The income from this capital is applied to uses that serve the best interests of the community.
GKCF offers a very personal way for any citizen to make a meaningful contribution to the quality of life in the Kiowa area; a gift in perpetuity to charity or to a field of interest the earnings of a gift which can be applied to charities which need it the most; a memorial gift – gifts which will make the Kiowa area a better place in which to live and work.
The Greater Kiowa Community Foundation, a 501-C-3, IRC recognized tax exempt, non-profit corporation was organized for the purpose of providing funds to charitable, educational, health and governmental entities to further enhance their programs and activities. Being designated a public charity under the IRS, Greater Kiowa Community Foundation (GKCS) provides valuable tax advantages. The Foundation can provide information to potential donors and their advisors about the options available for their planning needs.
South Barber Recreation Commission
The South Barber Recreation Commission is a joint effort of the City of Kiowa and the South Barber School District. Two board members are chosen for three year terms by each sponsoring agency and the fifth member is selected by those members. A tax levy is made by the School district as the larger unit to support its activities.
Board members are:
- Shawna Schupbach
- Jessica Swonger
- Chris Holcomb
- Bret Mott
- Brett Courson
Marlo Rugg serves as Secretary and contact person.
Mission Statement – It is the responsibility of the Recreation Commission to plan and implement a well rounded comprehensive recreation program for the citizens of the community. A comprehensive program shall include recreation programs for all age groups.
South Barber organizes and sponsors all season sports activities for youth, recreation activities for senior citizens and enrichment activities for all ages.
SUMMER 2017 – South Barber Students Grades K-8 FREE thanks to a generous donation!
A special thank you to Chieftain Oil for the donation!
Open from Memorial Day to August
Monday – Friday 1:30-8:00 P.M.
Saturdays and Sundays 1:30-6:30 P.M.
Free Adult (18 and over) swimming M-W-F 5:30-6:30 P.M.
- $2.00 Adult – 12 and up
- $1.25 Children – 6-11
- under 6 free WITH ADULT
- Family $60.00
- Adult $40.00
- Child $20.00
The Kiowa Community Building supports many community activities. The building contains a 5,000 sq foot room with stage, kitchen and band area, a Food Bank, Health Department satellite office, VFW meeting room, South Barber Recreation Commission room, Handicapped accessible restrooms and Borderline Theater space.
May be rented for wedding receptions, dances, reunions or other gathering for $50 per day with a $200 deposit; or if alcohol is to be served, $150 per day and $300 deposit. For scheduling contact City Office at 620-825-4127.
Barber County Health Department
Located in the community building, is open every Monday from 10-12 a.m. and By Appointment from 1:- 2:30.
Call 620-886-3294 or 1-800-748-5788
Immunizations, blood pressure check etc.
Kiowa Food Bank
Located in the Community Building, provides emergency food assistance to area residents. Open 1st Friday and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 -12:00 A.M.
A Brief History:
The Community Building was purchased by the Kiowa VFW and American Legion Posts in 1946. Once used as a theater by the Alva, OK prisoner-of-war camp during WWII, the building was dismantled and re-assembled from the original blueprints where it currently stands. For years the building was used for large gatherings, dances and basketball games. In 1982 the Myrtle King Estate donated money for repairs to the building. In 1985 the veterans groups donated the building to the city as part of a Community Development Block Grant process to remodel the building. In 1986 the city was awarded a CDBG for $121,000 to remodel the building. Construction was completed in 1988 and resulted in the building appearing as it now does. The building has continued to be used for large meetings, social events, wedding receptions, theater performances and much more.
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