Quality, accessible healthcare defines Carver County’s healthy living!

The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute listed Carver County as the healthiest Minnesota county in 2023. Numerous factors drive that #1 ranking and the presence of easily accessible, high-quality healthcare for residents throughout the county is one of the most prominent. 

Ridgeview Medical is an independent, nonprofit, regional healthcare system serving communities in the southwest Twin Cities metropolitan region. Carver County residents and visitors have quick access to reliable, high-quality healthcare with two hospital campuses in Chaska and Waconia. Numerous primary care clinics, specialty care clinics and emergency services are available for daily needs. Options include a nursing home, independent living apartments, home health and home medical equipment services and more.


Ridgeview Medical Center Photo

Ridgeview Medical Center

Two Twelve Medical Center Photo

Two Twelve Medical Center


Carver County Health & Human Services exists to protect county residents’ health. Resources and programs cover youth, adult and family services in critical care areas like mental health, homelessness, employment and more.