Yearly Archives: 2017

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Diabetes and the Future 9May

Diabetes and the Future

Do you suffer from diabetes? It can be challenging and, yes, even frustrating. Luckily science, medicine and even technology are making advances that make day to day activity much more manageable. Did you know there are even apps that can help your specific needs? Apps like MySugr and GluOracle are listed as some of the top for 2017. Shopping lists, …

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New Hope for Those with Gluten Intolerance 8May

New Hope for Those with Gluten Intolerance

Do you suffer from belly pain, bloating after eating  wheat? According to medical Gluten intolerance is a wheat-related disorder. Symptoms, including belly pain and bloating, occur after eating foods that contain gluten, such as, wheat, barley, and rye. This intolerance can be painful and keeps many from enjoying food they love. However, help may be on the horizon. A …

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New Recall announced 26April

New Recall announced

  Frito-Lay today announced it is voluntarily recalling select Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning

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Whooping Cough and What You Need to Know 17April

Whooping Cough and What You Need to Know

There have been confirmed cases of whooping cough in Arizona. This respiratory infection begins in the nose and throat then can take a very serious turn. So what do you need to know? According to WebMD, watch for these symptoms: At first, whooping cough has the same symptoms as the average cold: Mild coughing Sneezing Runny nose Low fever (below …

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Pool of Dreams Announces Contest Winner 10April

Pool of Dreams Announces Contest Winner

The citizens committee for the Pool of Dreams is pleased to announce local resident George Deavor as the winner of a full year’s membership at the Wickenburg Community Hospital Fitness Center.  Deavor along with many other community members participated in a contest to see who could come closest in guessing the amount of money in the water bottle.  For several …

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This week is Patient Access Week 3April

This week is Patient Access Week

It is a week dedicated to honoring our Patient Access Department for all their continued hard work and dedication to making positive experiences for our patients.  Why is Patient Access so important? The Patient Access Department has always been an integral piece of how hospitals work, because the department touches every patient who comes through the hospital’s doors. This team is …

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Heal Those Cracked Heels 27March

Heal Those Cracked Heels

With summer right around the corner so is sandal season. Get those cracked heels healed and your feet looking smooth with a few tips from medical experts. According to Cracked heels, also referred to as heel fissures, are a common foot condition, which can cause discomfort or even pain. They result from dry skin and are accompanied by thickened …

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Life Expectancy in U.S. Not Looking Good 22March

Life Expectancy in U.S. Not Looking Good

Life expectancy in the United States is falling behind, and in face, in 2030 studies say it will be even worse. According to an article on Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association: Where does that leave us in the rankings? Are we near the bottom of the top 10? At least in the top 20? No and no! By 2030, when …

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The Importance of Sleep 20March

The Importance of Sleep

We all know sleep is important, but studies are coming out with even more information on how vital it is. According to Sleep deprivation leads to traffic accidents and occupational errors that can, in turn, cause industrial or environmental disasters. Additionally, sleep deprivation has many adverse health effects. According to the CDC, not getting enough sleep may lead to …

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Join us in celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week 15March

Join us in celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week

(information given from United Patients for Safety) “Join us in celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week and help us spread the message that #WeAreAllPatients. Patient Safety Awareness Week Day 1 It’s the first day of Patient Safety Awareness Week! We have lots of opportunities for you to engage with us this week, and we hope you’ll join us in the celebration …

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Primary Care

Community Hospital Clinics are located in Wickenburg, Wittmann, and Congress. We sincerely follow our mission to provide quality health and wellness services where the patient, family, and community come first.

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Emergency Care

Our 8 bed Emergency Room department is fully staffed with emergency physicians, nurses, and ER specialists. Your wait time is typically measured in minutes not hours as in the larger metropolitan hospitals.

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Surgical Services

Wickenburg Community Hospital provides a wide variety of surgical care and treatment. We serve a vibrant and active community who favors quality health care close to home.

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