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.
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 …

DCH Corner – Looking Forward to 2021

DCH Corner – Looking Forward to 2021

At Decatur County Hospital, we're ready to usher in a new year with lots of new possibilities. For all your health care needs in 2021, we will be here to …

DCH Corner – We’re Here for You

DCH Corner – We’re Here for You

As we near the end of an unprecedented year for health care, we want to take the time to reflect on the positive things at Decatur County Hospital. As your …

Women’s Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Services Now Available

Women’s Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Services Now Available

As we work to provide services most needed for our community, we continue to expand the offerings in our women’s health area. New to DCH is a Women’s Pelvic Floor …

DCH Corner – Additional Benefits Added to the Leon…

DCH Corner – Additional Benefits Added to the Leon…

In 2016, a National Foundation to End Senior Hunger survey found that 16 percent of seniors face the threat of hunger in the United States. This hits especially close to …

DCH Corner – Physical Therapy Awareness Month

DCH Corner – Physical Therapy Awareness Month

Each year, we celebrate October as Physical Therapy Awareness Month. The Decatur County Hospital Rehabilitation Services team offers Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and related services. …

DCH Corner – Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Women’s…

DCH Corner – Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Women’s…

Each October is identified as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the month, women are encouraged to assess their risk for this disease, get a mammogram, and learn how to perform …

DCH Corner – Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

DCH Corner – Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, a national recognition established by the Foundation for Women's Cancer in 1999. It is estimated that 98,000 women will be diagnosed with a gynecologic …