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DCMH welcomes new Pulmonologist

November 21, 2017

  Decatur County Memorial Hospital is excited to announce we have expanded our pulmonary program of excellence. Dr. Thomas Ferry has joined our outpatient clinic as a full-time Pulmonologist. Dr. Ferry was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has had a diverse career in health care having been a nurse, physician, clinical researcher and educator alike.  He received his undergrad at Ball State University, and later received his Doctor of Medicine Degree at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois. Dr. Ferry completed both his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in... View article

DCMH Celebrates 95 Years

November 16, 2017

The dream of a local Hospital became reality when Decatur County Memorial Hospital opened its doors on February 4, 1922 at its current location. The much-anticipated county-owned facility was built as a memorial to those Decatur County residents who fought and died for our country in World War I. We wish to continue that memorial by celebrating with local veterans and community members this holiday season. Decatur County Memorial Hospital would like to invite you to our 95th birthday celebration on Friday, December 1st. The event will run from 6 pm until 9 pm at the hospital. The party will include a tree... View article

Holiday Blood Drive

Holidays are a slow time for blood donations because people are especially busy. However, the need for blood doesn’t take a holiday. Patients are still in the hospital and needing transfusions. Thankfully, Decatur County Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Holiday Blood Drive on December 7th from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. The event will be taking place in the DCMH Conference Room D. Sign up to give back this holiday season! Everyone is encouraged to roll up their sleeves for those in need.  Those interested can easily sign up for a donation appointment online at www.donorpoint.org. Walk-ins are also welcome.  All... View article

Westport Health and Business Expo returns October 28th

October 25, 2017

WESTPORT — The annual Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) Westport Health and Business Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Westport Community Building, 205 W. Main St. DCMH partners with the Westport Area Business Association each year to bring many different booths and services to the public. Some of the services include: • Free Health Screenings • Safety Information • Free Flu Vaccines • Blood Drive • Door Prizes • Bounce Houses • Free Lunch • Costume Contest for Kids • Pumpkin Decorating Contest for Kids • Balloon Sculpting for Kids • Candy... View article

Westport Health & Business Expo

October 17, 2017

This year, on October 28th, Decatur County Memorial Hospital will be holding its annual Westport Health and Business Expo. This will be a day filled with fun and information about personal health and wellness. This expo will be held at the Westport Community Building, 205 West Main St. and will run from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. DCMH will be partnering with the Westport Area Business Association again to bring many different booths and services to you. Some of these services include: Free health screenings, safety information, free flu vaccines, a blood drive, door prizes, bounce houses, a free lunch and much more.... View article

DCMH Hosts Free Flu Clinics

Decatur County Memorial Hospital, your community hospital, is offering free flu clinics for the 2017 flu season. Flu vaccines are available free of charge to individuals 9 years of age and older. The next clinic dates are October 19th from 4 pm to 7 pm and October 20th from 1 pm to 4 pm. Both clinics will be a drive thru at the Decatur County Primary Care Building, located behind the hospital. If you or a loved one is in need of a flu shot, this is a great opportunity for you both to receive one free of charge! DCMH’s first drive thru clinic was a very successful Saturday! On October 7th, our staff gave out... View article