Aurora County Community Health Center

Aurora County Community Health Center


Contact Information

106 S. Main
P.O. Box 250
Plankinton, SD 57368

Phone: 605.942.7711
Fax: 605.942.7713


Mon: 8:30-6:30
Tues: 8:30-5:00
Wed: 8:30-5:00
Thurs: 8:30-5:00
Fri: 8:30-5:00


During clinic hours, call 605-942-7711 or 800-584-7086. Outside of clinic hours, call or go to Avera Weskota Memorial Medical Center in Wessington Springs, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell, or call 911.


  • Behavioral Health
  • Family Medicine
  • Family Planning
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Newborn and Pediatric Medicine
  • Same Day Appointments Available
  • Preventive and Emergency Care
  • Women’s Health
  • Telemedicine Specialties Available

About Aurora County Community Health Center

Aurora County Community Health Center is located in Plankinton and is staffed with a full-time, certified nurse practitioner. There is no hospital in Plankinton and the nearest hospital is in Mitchell, 24 miles away. Dr. Nelson Batoon and Melissa Davis, CNP provide on-site services at Aurora-Brule Nursing Home in White Lake, SD (also in Aurora County) where Dr. Dean serves as Medical Director.

We accept all insurance and offer reduced prices on office visits and all other services provided in the clinic to all individuals and families who qualify through the Sliding Fee Program.



batoonProviders_small Nelson Batoon, MD

Melissa Davis_Providers_small Melissa Davis, CNP

MeghanTorgerson Meghan Torgerson, FNP-C


Community Highlights

The Aurora County Community Health Center, is located in a jewel of a location with interstate 90 intersecting US 281 just outside Plankinton. Plankinton has an accredited 64,000 sq. ft. elementary and high school built in 2002. The school has state-of-the-art classrooms, a wellness center, community library, and excellent sports facilities. Plankinton is the county seat of Aurora County, located within an hour’s drive of six different campgrounds along the beautiful Missouri River with great walleye fishing Great nine hole public golf course, swimming pool, with three different city parks. Free housing lots from the Plankinton Development Corporation in a new housing development located within walking distance of the school. Plankinton is located within a 20 minute drive to Cabelas with excellent world renowned pheasant hunting. Through an innovative energy management system, Plankinton boasts one of the lowest residential electric rates in the state of South Dakota. An annual Pheasantfest is held in August of each year.

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