Yearly Archives: 2019

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Healthy Aging & Exercise 27June

Healthy Aging & Exercise

Exercise can help reduce some of the aches and pains that are associated with getting older According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, a safe and effective exercise program can help along with slowing down the progression of conditions associated with aging. Keeping active helps you maintain your ability to walk, which is especially important to maintain your independence. Exercise …

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Student Food Program Continues Over the Summer 25June

Student Food Program Continues Over the Summer

  WICKENBURG, AZ – June 11, 2019, The Wickenburg Elk’s Lodge #2160 Melissa’s Cupboard Program, continued its plans to support local food insecure students by holding the first of three summer “food box” giveaways. The program, which began by providing weekend supplemental food bags to qualifying students at Hassayampa Elementary and Vulture Peak Middle School, is continuing to support these …

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What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening 20June

What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening

What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening  Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with 1 in 5 Americans developing it in their lifetime.  The good news; is that according to The Skin Cancer Foundation – cancers found and removed early are almost always curable. Regular self-skin exams and a yearly skin cancer screening by …

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U.S. Food & Drug Administration Recall Notice 14June

U.S. Food & Drug Administration Recall Notice

In Association with ADM Milling Co, King Arthur Flour, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 Lb.) Because of Possible Health Risk Company Announcement Date: June 13, 2019 | FDA Publish Date: June 13, 2019 Company Announcement In cooperation with ADM Milling Company, King Arthur Flour, Inc. of Norwich, VT is voluntarily recalling 14,218 cases of 5 …

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HIP HIP HOORAY! A Salad Testimonial… 11June

HIP HIP HOORAY! A Salad Testimonial…

HIP HIP HOORAY for the salad makers at the Wickenburg Community Hospital cafeteria. Debra, Sabrina, Kara, and others whose names we don’t know have come up with a delicious assortment of high quality salads which incorporate fresh vegetables and fruits, cheeses, lean meats, and other goodies. We have become regulars over the last few months!   Wishing you continued success, …

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State of Arizona Health Advisory – Hepatitis A 7June

State of Arizona Health Advisory – Hepatitis A

Arizona, along with many other states, is currently experiencing a statewide outbreak of Hepatitis A affecting eight counties. There have been more than 350 cases, primarily among at-risk individuals, which includes illicit drug users, people experiencing homelessness or unstable housing, and those who have been recently incarcerated. A striking 80% of cases have been hospitalized. Hepatitis A is highly contagious, …

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Maricopa County Confirms First Heat Death of the Season 5June

Maricopa County Confirms First Heat Death of the Season

Maricopa County Confirms First Heat Death of the Season PHOENIX (June 5, 2019) – As the Valley comes out of cooler-than-usual temperatures, Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed an older adult is the county’s first death due to heat-related illness this year. The man, who was without housing and dehydrated, was found in a vehicle.   “This is …

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Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins- What’s the Difference? 20May

Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins- What’s the Difference?

Varicose Veins and Spider Veins – What is the Difference? While varicose veins and spider veins are both caused by forms of venous insufficiency, there are differences between them:     Varicose veins are twisted, bulging blue blood vessels that can be seen and felt right under the surface of the skin. They can cause a feeling of heaviness, discomfort or swelling in …

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Hummers; Marvelous 15May

Hummers; Marvelous

Patient experience is truly enhanced with the utilization of ecothreapy here at Wickenburg Community Hospital. Comments received include: “Real nice to look out of the window and see hummingbirds. Great idea. I like it a lot. Thank you for that.“ “We weren’t here too long but enjoyed the birds that we saw. I’m sure more people have enjoyed them. I …

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Provider Spotlight- Lisa Erlinger, Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services 15May

Provider Spotlight- Lisa Erlinger, Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services

Meet Lisa Erlinger, P.h.D, CRNA and Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services here at Wickenburg Community Hospital. Lisa’s Bio: My desire to be involved in healthcare started at a young age when all the kids in the neighborhood wanted to ride bikes and I wanted to be the ambulance driver. Over the course of thirty years in the healthcare industry; …

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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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