Yearly Archives: 2021

Yearly Archives: 2021

Help for Stress Reduction 30November

Help for Stress Reduction

Stress has become commonplace in today’s world. Stress can be caused by more than work commitments and busy schedules. It can be caused by vitamin deficiency. There are thirteen essential vitamins the human body needs to function properly and eight of which are from the B-group category of vitamins. Each of the B vitamins has a specific function however they …

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Monoclonal Antibody Therapy at WCH 29November

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy at WCH

In today’s world, many live in fear of the viral pandemic known as Covid-19. This awful virus has impacted millions of families and caused many deaths within the last 2 years. After this long journey, Wickenburg Community Hospital proudly offers a therapy that can help ease that fear. Offered at the hospital is a therapy called COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Therapy. …

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Medication Compounding at Wickenburg Community Hospital Pharmacy 22November

Medication Compounding at Wickenburg Community Hospital Pharmacy

What is Compounding? Drug compounding is often regarded as the process of combining, mixing, or altering ingredients to create a medication tailored to the needs of an individual patient. Compounding includes the combining of two or more drugs. Why Compounded Medications? Why do people need compounded medications? “The need arises because people often have allergies, cannot swallow dry tablets or …

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COVID Vaccine CMS Mandate 18November

COVID Vaccine CMS Mandate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Terrie Davidson Community Relations Manager Wickenburg Community Hospital terrie.davidson@wickhosp.com 928-684-3219 COVID Vaccine CMS Mandate  WICKENBURG, AZ (November 18, 2021) – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers the nation’s major healthcare programs. Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) is designated by Medicare …

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Surgical Patient Testimonial 17November

Surgical Patient Testimonial

My recent surgery experience at WCH First, a shout out to Peter, Steve Juhase, clinic scheduling, and Dr. Kravetz for getting me in for my pre-op appointment.  The day of surgery, Imelda was her special self as she checked me in and got me and my husband settled to wait. Vivian came out to let us know that they were …

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How Can I Protect My Immune System? 17November

How Can I Protect My Immune System?

There are many factors that can challenge the immune system including stress, exposure to toxic compounds, allergies, bacteria, viruses, irregular sleeping patterns, and a poor diet. Our complex integrated immune system needs multiple specific micronutrients, including vitamins A, D, C, E, B6, and B12, folate, zinc, iron, copper, and selenium, which play vital, often synergistic roles at every stage of …

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Benefits of getting the flu vaccination 10November

Benefits of getting the flu vaccination

There are many reasons to get an influenza (flu) vaccine each year. Flu vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against flu and its potentially serious complications. Below is a summary of the benefits of flu vaccination and selected scientific studies that support these benefits. Flu vaccination can keep you from getting sick with flu. Flu …

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Teledoc with Barrow Neurological Institute 3November

Teledoc with Barrow Neurological Institute

One of the country’s top centers for neurology and neurosurgery available at Wickenburg Community Hospital Teledoc with Barrow Neurological Institute Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) Emergency Department is excited about the working relationship with St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, and Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) for Telestroke Service which was established on June 7, 2021. Barrow Neurological Institute is listed as …

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Infection Prevention Tips 28October

Infection Prevention Tips

It is always important to follow practices that prevent the spread of germs. Standard precautions include staying home when feeling ill, covering a cough or sneeze, and proper handwashing, which includes these five steps: If your hands are not visibly dirty or if soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol using …

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Staffing Shortages in Healthcare 28October

Staffing Shortages in Healthcare

Nearly everywhere you go, you can see Help Wanted signs in windows.  Staffing levels in almost every service industry have manifested in longer wait times, inconsistent service, and an experience that we all would consider less than optimal and not what we would expect. The perfect storm of a pandemic, much higher unemployment, challenges with school closures, at-home education, and …

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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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