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

Assistance for Seniors Available at Decatur County Hospital

Even as things throughout Iowa start to reopen, we remain in the midst of a serious crisis for Senior Citizens, our most vulnerable population for contracting Coronavirus. Their lives, under the guidelines from the CDC for preventing infection from COVID-19, have dramatically changed their ability to socialize and remain active. These are significant factors in… Read more »

DCH Introduces Community Survey

Traditionally, a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is conducted once every three (3) years in a community, and is a partnership between all healthcare agencies in the area. As we work to plan the future of Decatur County Hospital and add services, this three year timeframe is hardly sufficient to truly be responsive to the… Read more »

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