Lucas County Health Center

1200 North 7th Street
Chariton, IA 50049
(641) 774-3216


Lucas County Health Center, located in Chariton (pop. 4,573), is a non-profit county hospital offering comprehensive health care services in South Central Iowa.  Located in the rolling hills of Lucas County, LCHC has a rich heritage of delivering excellence in healthcare.

LCHC is proud to offer services such as surgical, obstetrics, radiology, sleep studies, chemotherapy, counseling, wound healing, specialty clinics, and two family practice clinics.


Press Ganey Summit Award


Safe, friendly community in southern Iowa

County Seat - Population 4,300

Excellent schools (newly remodeled High School, Middle School, and two elementary schools)

Historic downtown – Chariton named to the Main Street Iowa project in 2012

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