Yearly Archives: 2021

Yearly Archives: 2021

Concussion Education 1March

Concussion Education

Be Alert to the Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion Not all wounds are visible & brain injuries do not discriminate. What is a Concussion: A Concussion is a brain injury caused when the force from a blow to the head, sudden deceleration, or other impact to the body travels to the head. When the force of the body causes …

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WCH COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution 22February

WCH COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

WCH COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Wickenburg Community Hospital is excited to begin offering public vaccine clinics on behalf of the Arizona Department of Health Services. The organization is grateful for the opportunity to assist in the distribution process in our rural community. WHEN: The first public clinic will be held on March 3rd, 2021 with multiple to follow well into early …

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Preserving your Garden! 18February

Preserving your Garden!

By: Debra Loder, RDN, Wickenburg Community Hospital As spring approaches, those of you who garden may start thinking about what you are going to plant this year. Having home grown fruit and vegetables during the spring and early summer months not only helps with your grocery bill, but is also nice to have produce freshly picked from your own garden. …

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TeleRecovery – Rehabilitation 17February

TeleRecovery – Rehabilitation

Written by: Deborah Lakin, OT, MBA, Director of Rehabilitation To continue providing superior service while accommodating social distancing protocols, Wickenburg Community Hospital’s Rehabilitation Center has launched remote therapy for patients via telehealth virtual visits. Sessions may begin via tele-therapy February 22nd, 2021. With telehealth the therapy team can continue to build rapport, engagement and education by building, sharing, and discussing …

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WCH Vaccine Clinic Update 16February

WCH Vaccine Clinic Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Terrie Davidson Community Relations Manager Wickenburg Community Hospital terrie.davidson@wickhosp.com 928-684-3219 Wickenburg, AZ, February 16, 2021 – Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) is continuing preparations to open a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. “WCH is conducting staff training on the vaccine distribution event processes this week. We expect to begin community vaccine distribution events in early March. Once dates, times …

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Parkinson's Diagnosis & Treatment 12February

Parkinson’s Diagnosis & Treatment

Think BIG!  Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) now offers the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) BIG program for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD). The program is based on the most effective, evidence-based strategies for learning and neuroplasticity (the brain’s ability to change). LSVT BIG is an intensive treatment customized to help individuals with PD and other neurological conditions, address activities …

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Respiratory Disease: Influenza, RSV and COVID-19 9February

Respiratory Disease: Influenza, RSV and COVID-19

written by: Karen Smith RN, NMCC, LSSGB Manager Infection Prevention and Employee Health Chair, Safety Subcommittee at Wickenburg Community Hospital The Infuenza & RSV Report from ADHS on January 30, 2021 shows that Influenza activity is low in week four of the 2020-2021 season with a cumulative season total 93% lower compared to a typical season. With respiratory diseases often …

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Vaccine Facts vs Myth’s 28January

Vaccine Facts vs Myth’s

With vaccines rolling out across the country there is a great amount of information that can be found on social media or the internet. Knowing the Facts about the COVID-19 vaccine enables you to make informed decisions about your health. Recently experts Lisa Maragakis, MD, MPH, senior director of infection prevention, and Gabor Kelen, MD, director of the Johns Hopkins …

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Gary Gilbert Testimonial 25January

Gary Gilbert Testimonial

December 2, 2020 This letter is to commend Dr. Ripley, Head of Surgery, his office personnel, the Surgical Team, and the Wickenburg Community Hospital On November 19th, 2020, I was scheduled for surgery to remove a cyst on the back right side of my neck that was quite large. Dr. Ripley’s office staff had set things up very efficiently for …

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Vaccine Availability Update 25January

Vaccine Availability Update

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:     Terrie Davidson                     Community Relations Manager                     Wickenburg Community Hospital                     terrie.davidson@wickhosp.com                     928-684-3219 Vaccine Availability Update Wickenburg, …

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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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