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.
Decatur County Hospital Celebrates National Rural Health Day

Decatur County Hospital Celebrates National Rural Health Day

On November 17th, Decatur County Hospital celebrates National Rural Health Day which is set aside to recognize the great service that rural health care organizations provide. …

Angel Tree 2022

Angel Tree 2022

Do you or someone you know need help with Christmas this year? Decatur County Hospital Employee Activity Committee is now taking applications for our Angel Tree. Any family in the …

Decatur County Hospital Expands Program Aimed at Optimizing Pain…

Decatur County Hospital Expands Program Aimed at Optimizing Pain…

Decatur County Hospital is proud to announce participation today in the Billion Pill Pledge program, launched in conjunction with Goldfinch Health. …

DCH Becomes Only Critical Access Hospital in Iowa to…

DCH Becomes Only Critical Access Hospital in Iowa to…

As of October 20, 2022, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Decatur County Hospital for our demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. …

Orthopedic Surgery Close to Home

Orthopedic Surgery Close to Home

Learn more about Goldfinch Health, a free program to help reduce the use of opioids after surgery. …

Major Developments in the New DCH Outpatient Clinic Take…

Major Developments in the New DCH Outpatient Clinic Take…

Read the latest update about the construction of our NEW DCH Outpatient Clinic, and see the newest photos. …

Decatur County Hospital Now Accredited by ADCES to Provide…

Decatur County Hospital Now Accredited by ADCES to Provide…

As we continue to evolve to meet your needs, we’re proud to provide a well-rounded approach to serving patients living with diabetes and other endocrine disorders. …

Interior Steel in Place, and Exterior Finishing in Progress…

Interior Steel in Place, and Exterior Finishing in Progress…

Read the latest update about the construction of our NEW DCH Outpatient Clinic, and see the newest photos. …

Advanced Surgical Procedure Available at DCH

Advanced Surgical Procedure Available at DCH

Thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy surgeries now available on site at Decatur County Hospital in Leon, Iowa. …

Decatur County Hospital Provides Education for Families and Donates…

Decatur County Hospital Provides Education for Families and Donates…

This year, we’re donating 4 (four) automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to locations throughout Decatur County which are accessible to the community. …

Meal Service Announced for Diabetic Education Program Participants

Meal Service Announced for Diabetic Education Program Participants

A new meal program is available for those who participate in our Certified Diabetic Education Program. …

Friends of Decatur County Hospital Organization Offers $2,000 Scholarship

Friends of Decatur County Hospital Organization Offers $2,000 Scholarship

The Friends of Decatur County organization has announced a $2,000 scholarship opportunity! …

DCH Honors Nurse with DAISY Award

DCH Honors Nurse with DAISY Award

Celebrate our annual DAISY Award Receipient! …

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 Monday, April 25 - Friday, April 29 at Decatur …

Construction Progresses on Expansion at Decatur County Hospital

Construction Progresses on Expansion at Decatur County Hospital

Read the latest update about the construction of our NEW DCH Outpatient Clinic, and see the newest photos. …

National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month

If you are living with type 2 diabetes, or a thyroid condition that affects your daily life, our new endocrinologist may be able to help. …

Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

The DCH Cardiac Rehabilitation program is designed to improve physical, psychological, and social functioning through education and exercise. …

Endocrinology Services Available Starting March 21

Endocrinology Services Available Starting March 21

Are you living with diabetes or a thyroid condition? Help is now available in the Decatur County Hospital Outpatient Clinic. …

Decatur County Hospital Now a Test Iowa Drop Off…

Decatur County Hospital Now a Test Iowa Drop Off…

A new surgical recovery benefit added at no charge for total joint replacement patients at Decatur County Hospital. …

Decatur County Hospital Transitions to New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment

Decatur County Hospital Transitions to New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment

A new surgical recovery benefit added at no charge for total joint replacement patients at Decatur County Hospital. …