Decatur County Hospital

Decatur County Hospital (DCH) is an 11 bed critical access hospital located in Leon, Iowa, the county seat of Decatur County. DCH is a not-for-profit hospital that serves the residents of southern Iowa and northern Missouri.

DCH is a primary care hospital that offers in-patient hospice, skilled and respite care, in addition to acute care. Our out-patient services include; same day surgery; cardiac rehabilitation; physical, occupational and speech therapy; pulmonary services; nuclear scans; Cardiolyte stress tests; and, the full array of traditional imaging and laboratory procedures.  Our new facility offers more privacy, efficiency and an enhanced facility to better serve our patients. 

We are proud of our devoted and compassionate employees who provide "exceptional care, close to home".  Learn more about us at


Decatur County Hospital is an affiliate of

Mercy Health Network - Central Iowa Des Moines.