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

Nominate a DCH Nurse for the DAISY Award

The DAISY Foundation was established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes. Patrick died at the age of 33 from complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP), thus giving name to the award “Diseases Attacking the Immune System” DAISY. Patrick’s family was completely awestruck by the care and compassion that they and Patrick were… Read more »

Decatur County Hospital to Host Wellness Week February 13-19

Decatur County Hospital will host Wellness Week February 13-17 from 7:00 am to 10:00 am each day. Each morning, the lab department will be open for walk-ins to get the following tests: $40.00 Wellness Panel (Includes: Metabolic Panel, CBC, Lipid Panel, and Liver Function) Individual Choices $25.00 Lipid Panel Only (part of Wellness Panel) (Includes Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL & Blood Sugar) $10.00 Blood Sugar Only (part of Wellness Panel) $10.00 Cholesterol Only (part of Wellness Panel) $10.00 HGB A1C Only $15.00 TSH Only $15.00 PSA Only $10.00 AST/ALT (Liver Function) Only  As a special treat, the DCH Auxiliary will host a Bake Sale on… Read more »

Decatur County Hospital to Hold Open House on February 9th

Decatur County Hospital will hold an open house on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The open house will feature tours of the facility, a FREE meal, and an opportunity for residents to give feedback on hospital services. Starting at 5:30 pm, join employees in the lobby to get a tour… Read more »