Covid 19 closureWelcome 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 2020 DAISY Award

Want to Thank Your Nurse? Honor the compassion and care nurses provide their patients everyday and nominate a nurse for the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Decatur County Hospital. 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… Read more »

DCH Accepting Face Mask Donations

Decatur County Hospital will be accepting hand sewn face masks. The following YouTube video and PDF give you the instructions for the masks we prefer. If you are able to donate factory-made personal protective equipment (N95 masks, gowns or face shields), we will accept those as well. For all donations, please call (641) 446-4871 and… Read more »

COVID 19 Update

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the continually changing COVID-19 situation, only scheduled outpatients will be allowed through the main entrance of Decatur County Hospital effective as of 3:00pm on March 20, 2020. Scheduled outpatients include those with appointments to any outpatient clinic, physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, infusion, Senior Life Solutions, radiology, and/ or lab. The Medical… Read more »

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