Yearly Archives: 2021

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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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WCH Supports My Father’s Retirement Ranch – Conducting Flu Clinic for Residents 28October

WCH Supports My Father’s Retirement Ranch – Conducting Flu Clinic for Residents

Wickenburg Community Hospital partnered with My Father’s Retirement Ranch to bring influenza vaccine to the residents at the ranch.  Influenza vaccination not only helps to keep residents at the Ranch healthy but contributes to keeping the community within Wickenburg healthy. Influenza (flu) is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is …

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Holiday Traditions 28October

Holiday Traditions

The last two months of the year traditionally involve lots of “food” events, as friends and family gather for holiday celebrations. Food tends to evoke memories and most families have favorite dishes that they like to prepare. Again, this year, there may be fewer large holiday gatherings and many families may not be getting together at all. Regardless, I encourage …

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Parkinson’s Diagnosis & Treatment 20October

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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WCH COVID-19 Public Health Update – 10.18.21 18October

WCH COVID-19 Public Health Update – 10.18.21

This time of year not only is the weather changing, but seasonal respiratory illnesses are beginning to show up. Right now, Colds, Allergies, Influenza and RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) are starting to appear in addition to COVID having been present for over a year now. While Maricopa County is seeing a twelve percent positivity rate for COVID, Wickenburg and its …

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WCH Patient Billing 13October

WCH Patient Billing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:           Terrie Davidson Community Relations Manager Wickenburg Community Hospital 928-684-3219 WICKENBURG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL PATIENT BILLING WICKENBURG, AZ (October 13, 2021) – Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) has updated the statement process for all patients to improve timeliness and effective patient billing. Unfortunately, during the implementation WCH became aware that several errors were made in the most recent …

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What is a Hernia and How Do You Fix it? 12October

What is a Hernia and How Do You Fix it?

     Hernias are enlarged natural openings in the body or separations of muscle that allow underlying tissue to protrude through them.  An example of a natural opening hernia is the hiatal hernia that allows a portion of the stomach to protrude into the chest cavity.  Most hernias occur across the abdominal wall between the rib cage and the hips.      …

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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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