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

DCH Auxiliary Awards $1,500 Scholarship

Congratulations to this year’s recipient of the DCH Auxiliary scholarship! Amarillo Reyes will use this $1,500 scholarship to continue her education at DMACC to become a Respiratory Therapist. Presenting the award last week at the Decatur County Fair were Auxiliary members Patricia Klinker and Shirley Hill. Photo credit to Corey Lindsey at the Leon Journal-Reporter…. Read more »

DCH Corner – Decatur County Hospital Adds Neurology Specialty Clinic

Decatur County Hospital will soon welcome a new service to our Specialty Clinic by providing Neurology services at DCH each month. Neurology is the study and treatment of disorders of the nervous system. The nervous system is a complex, sophisticated system that regulates and coordinates body activities. It has two major divisions 1) central nervous… Read more »

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