Welcome to Decatur County Hospital!

On behalf of the Decatur County Hospital’s (DCH) Board of Trustees, medical staff, volunteers, and employees, we welcome you to our website and hope you find it to be helpful and informative. DCH is a not-for-profit critical access hospital located in Leon, Iowa and is an affiliate of Mercy Health Network – Central Iowa, Des Moines.

As you explore our website, you will find a variety of information about our services, healthcare providers, and organizational news and events. If you are on social media, the hospital has a Facebook page where you can get more information about our services and receive timely notifications.

At DCH our desire is to treat you with the utmost care and compassion as an individual. We are committed to delivering healthcare that meets, and even exceeds, your expectations with a “hometown” touch. We aspire to provide the safest and highest quality healthcare by incorporating patient safety and quality into every aspect of our everyday processes.

As one of Decatur County’s largest employers, we are an organization that feels strongly about giving back to the community where we all live and work. We strive to be your first choice in healthcare for Decatur County and surrounding areas. Please feel free to contact us anytime with any specific questions or concerns you might have by using the “contact us” link on this site.

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Latest News

Dine with DCH – Cough, Laugh, Sneeze, Leak?

Join us for our next educational event and a ladies night out! Dr. Earle M. Pescatore presents: “Cough, Laugh, Sneeze, Leak?” January 30, 2020 5:30 pm at Decatur County Hospital 1405 NW Church Street, Leon Meal provided Prize drawings Just Because Gift Shop open late Local Vendors on site Please RSVP to Cheri Jensen by… Read more »

DCH Corner – Cold Vs. Flu

This year has been an active year for cold and flu viruses. As we continue to experience high rates of viral colds and flu, we want to be sure we share the differences between a cold and the flu virus, and how you should deal with each. What is the difference between a cold and… Read more »

Neurology Services Now Available at Decatur County Hospital

Beginning November 18th, the DCH Outpatient Clinic welcomes Dr. Loutfi to provide Neurology services. Dr. Loutfi will offer services 5 days each month, during the 3rd week of the month. Dr. Loutfi will offer the following services at DCH: Multiple Sclerosis Migraine Botox for Migraines Parkinson’s Dementia Stroke Neuropathy General Neurology Epilepsy Seizures Nerve Conduction… Read more »

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