Yearly Archives: 2021

Yearly Archives: 2021

Gardening and Herbs 13May

Gardening and Herbs

From the Kitchen of Debra Loder, RDN – Wickenburg Community Hospital I love to garden.  There is just something about the miracle of life when a tiny dry seed springs forth with the addition of soil, water, and sunshine.  Gardening here in Wickenburg, AZ can be tough.  It seems that most years I do not get started early enough so …

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Vitamin D Saving Lives 6May

Vitamin D Saving Lives

Vitamin D (also referred to as “calciferol”) is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in a few foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. It is also produced endogenously when ultraviolet (UV) rays from sunlight strike the skin and trigger vitamin D synthesis. Vitamin D must undergo two hydroxylations in the body for activation. The first …

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What is Nuclear Medicine? 5May

What is Nuclear Medicine?

Nuclear Medicine, which is also known as Molecular Imaging is a way of looking at the human anatomy by detecting the radiation that is emitted after a radioactive tracer or isotope is administered either intravenously, by swallowing or inhalation.  These images are captured by a special “gamma camera” and then processed by a dedicated computer where the images become viewable to …

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Echocardiography 23April

Echocardiography

Echocardiography is used to assess different areas of the heart and detect heart disease or signs of serious conditions. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, followed closely by stroke as the fourth highest cause of death. According to the American Heart Association, more than 2,150 Americans die from cardiovascular disease which amounts to about …

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Vaccine Clinic Gratitude 21April

Vaccine Clinic Gratitude

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) has delivered 1819 doses of the Moderna vaccine to date. WCH employee and volunteer teams have worked tirelessly to deliver these vaccines locally to our community members and coordinated with Yavapai County to ensure vaccines reach Yavapai County populations including very remote areas. What made these vaccine events even more special was the support our WCH …

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Emergency Department Testimonial 21April

Emergency Department Testimonial

On 3/14/21 I was admitted to the emergency room at Wickenburg Community Hospital where I had one of the most gratifying experiences of my life. While the entire staff was more than adequate; one nurse in particular stood head and shoulders above all the rest, a Mr. Timothy Costello! Tim took the time to engage me in conversation and I …

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Summertime Fun and Risks – Be Aware and Play Safe 20April

Summertime Fun and Risks – Be Aware and Play Safe

 WCH – Emergency Department According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, the path to a life-threatening heat stroke follows a fairly predictable series of steps, with several warning signs along the way. Thirsty: Being thirsty signals that you’re already starting to get dehydrated. As soon as you get thirsty, make it a point to drink some water and get out of …

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Allergy Symptoms 13April

Allergy Symptoms

Allergy Relief at Community Hospital Clinics If you suffer from allergies, we can help. Effective allergy treatment goes beyond prescribing medication. Allergies affect each patient differently, so our team takes time to explain which methods of allergy management may work best for you. What is Immunotherapy? The goal of immunotherapy is to reduce sensitivity to allergens. Depending on the type of …

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Eat Your Berries! 13April

Eat Your Berries!

By Debra Loder, RDN – Wickenburg Community Hospital It’s Spring!  When flowers start blooming, and trees start getting their leaves, my thoughts go to berries. I love berries!  Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries! They are sweet but a little bit tart and they go in everything. There’s nothing like a salad of baby spinach and tender greens topped with sliced …

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WCH Vaccine Clinic Update 7April

WCH Vaccine Clinic Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Terrie Davidson Community Relations Manager Wickenburg Community Hospital 928-615-3570 wchca@wickhosp.com WCH Vaccine Clinic Update Wickenburg, AZ, April 7th, 2021 – Due to a slowing in community request for vaccine, Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) COVID vaccine events will be ending first dose vaccines Friday, April 9th and second doses will be continuing through Thursday May 6th, 2021. …

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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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