NEWS & EVENTS

The latest news and events for Decatur County Hospital are below. To learn more about a particular story, click on the "read more" button.
Senior Life Solutions at Decatur County Hospital Welcomes New…

Senior Life Solutions at Decatur County Hospital Welcomes New…

Decatur County Hospital is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Hamilton, BSN, RN as the new Program Director at the Senior Life Solutions program. …

Decatur County Hospital Expansion Takes Shape

Decatur County Hospital Expansion Takes Shape

Decatur County Hospital will be undergoing construction to add additional space to the existing hospital building. …

Decatur County Hospital Provides Free Bike Helmets

Decatur County Hospital Provides Free Bike Helmets

In celebration of the start of summer, Decatur County Hospital recently partnered with various entities to provide free bicycle helmets to students in the Central Decatur and Lamoni school districts. …

Decatur County Hospital to Add Space for Continued Expansion

Decatur County Hospital to Add Space for Continued Expansion

Decatur County Hospital will be undergoing construction to add additional space to the existing hospital building. …

June is Migraine Awareness Month

June is Migraine Awareness Month

The month of June is Migraine Awareness Month. In the DCH Outpatient Clinic, our Neurologist, Dr. Maher Loutfi, MD, provides treatment for migraines. …

DCH Auxiliary Offers $1,500 Scholarship

DCH Auxiliary Offers $1,500 Scholarship

The DCH Auxiliary has announced a $1,500 scholarship opportunity! Qualified applicants are: Second year or further into a health-care educational program. …

DCH Honors Nurse with DAISY Award

DCH Honors Nurse with DAISY Award

At Decatur County Hospital, our Occupational Therapy Department focuses on helping people regain or learn new skills to improve their ability to function as independently as possible. …

DCH Trustees Receive Hospital Board Certification

DCH Trustees Receive Hospital Board Certification

At Decatur County Hospital, our Occupational Therapy Department focuses on helping people regain or learn new skills to improve their ability to function as independently as possible. …

NEW Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at Decatur County Hospital

NEW Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at Decatur County Hospital

At Decatur County Hospital, our Occupational Therapy Department focuses on helping people regain or learn new skills to improve their ability to function as independently as possible. …

April is Occupational Therapy Month

April is Occupational Therapy Month

At Decatur County Hospital, our Occupational Therapy Department focuses on helping people regain or learn new skills to improve their ability to function as independently as possible. …

Lymphedema Therapy

Lymphedema Therapy

Decatur County Hospital offers lymphedema therapy. With physician guidance, lymphedema can be managed with early diagnosis and diligent care. …

Wellness Week at Decatur County Hospital

Wellness Week at Decatur County Hospital

Join us for Wellness Week! Our annual event which provides you with various results to track your health will be held Tuesday, March 23-Friday, March 26 at Decatur County Hospital. …

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week

March 14-20, 2021 is recognized as Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week. In honor of that, this DCH Corner article is presented by our Director of Cardio-Pulmonary Services, Mary Elsberry, a Registered Respiratory …

Extended Hours Now Available for Rehabilitation Services

Extended Hours Now Available for Rehabilitation Services

Decatur County Hospital offers many rehabilitation services to address pain, mobility issues, chronic conditions, and neurological disorders. To better serve our community, we now offer EXTENDED HOURS in our rehabilitation …

NEW Email Newsletter from Decatur County Hospital

NEW Email Newsletter from Decatur County Hospital

Sign up to receive a new email newsletter from Decatur County Hospital with the latest news, events, and health tips. …

DCH Community Survey Now Available

DCH Community Survey Now Available

We need your help to drive the future of health care services at Decatur County Hospital. Take a community survey to tell us about your experience at DCH. …

Decatur County Hospital Seeks Nominations for The DAISY Award®…

Decatur County Hospital Seeks Nominations for The DAISY Award®…

We’ve recently boosted the services available in our Rehabilitation Services Department by adding a full-time Occupational Therapist, and additional Physical Therapist. With these new rehab providers, we have expanded our …

Pediatric Rehab Services

Pediatric Rehab Services

We’ve recently boosted the services available in our Rehabilitation Services Department by adding a full-time Occupational Therapist, and additional Physical Therapist. With these new rehab providers, we have expanded our …

Small Resolutions to Make a Big Difference

Small Resolutions to Make a Big Difference

In February 2019, Dr. Erika Brown, MD, joined Decatur County Hospital our Chief Medical Officer. As we kick of 2021, Dr. Brown has some advice to help you start or …

A Letter from our Board Chair

A Letter from our Board Chair

Linda Chastain has served as Chairperson of the Decatur County Hospital Board of Trustees since January 2017. As Linda ends her term as Chairperson, she reflected on successes and challenges …