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 Recap

On September 12, we welcomed 30 attendees to the DCH cafeteria for our Dine with DCH event. The evening began with a celebration and presentation by the DCH Auxiliary. In 2011, the Auxiliary pledged $80,000 to DCH, and at the September 12 event, the remaining $5,000 of that commitment was presented. Following the check presentation,… Read more »

DCH Auxiliary Completes $80,000 Pledge to Decatur County Hospital

IT IS DONE!!! The Decatur County Hospital Auxiliary is giving a sigh of relief. In 2011, we made a pledge to the New Hospital Fund for $80,000.00. Yes, $80,000.00. This would justify the space allocated to our ‘Just Because’ gift shop in the lobby. Many bake sales, jewelry sales, revenue from the gift shop and… Read more »

DCH Corner – Financing Options Available Through HELP

Decatur County Hospital has recently added a new payment option to help you with your hospital or physician bills. DCH has partnered with HELP Financial to offer this service. HELP Financial Payment Plans are designed to offer you a payment choice of up to three years to pay your outstanding balance. HELP Financial is a… Read more »