Category: COVID-19

Category: COVID-19

Thank You Project C.U.R.E.! 20August

Thank You Project C.U.R.E.!

8-20-20 Working at a rural hospital, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is scarce, to say the least, especially during the outbreak of COVID-19. As the Medical Social Worker for Wickenburg Community Hospital, I wanted to contribute in some way to help combat this devastating pandemic.   I decided I was going to reach out to Project C.U.R.E., the world’s largest distributor of …

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Similarities and Differences Between Flu and COVID-19 16July

Similarities and Differences Between Flu and COVID-19

Information Published by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Español | Other Languages Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. COVID-19 is caused by infection with a new coronavirus (called SARS-CoV-2) and flu is caused by infection with influenza viruses. Because some of the symptoms of flu and COVID-19 are similar, it may be …

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ADHS & ASU COVID-19 Partnership 10July

ADHS & ASU COVID-19 Partnership

News Release For Immediate Release: July 9, 2020 Media Contacts: Chris J. Minnick (ADHS) Phone: 480-772-1568 Jay Thorne (ASU) Phone: 602-677-7518 ADHS and ASU Announce Partnership to Increase COVID-19 Testing in Arizona ASU Will Launch Program to Provide Free Saliva-Based Diagnostic Testing for up to 100,000 Arizonans PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and Arizona State University (ASU) …

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Arizona PPE Initiative 29June

Arizona PPE Initiative

Arizona PPE Initiative Creates International Supply Chain to Provide Healthcare Workers, First Responders and Tribal Communities with Critical Protective Equipment  Private-Sector Initiative Provides More Than 11 Million Pieces of PPE  During Anticipated Rise in Cases at Time When Mask Use is Critical   PHOENIX (June 19, 2020) — A private-sector initiative has secured more than 11 million pieces of Personal Protective Equipment …

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Adhere to MCDPH strategies to slow the spread of COVID-19 26June

Adhere to MCDPH strategies to slow the spread of COVID-19

WICKENBURG (June 26, 2020) – Wickenburg Community Hospital and Clinics (WCH) urge community members to adhere to Maricopa County Department of Public Health’s (MCDPH) strategies to slow the spread of COVID-19. According to Karen Smith, infection prevention manager for WCH, “Out of the 244 patients we have tested for COVID-19, fifteen have tested positive and one resulting in hospitalization”. “An …

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Wickenburg Community Hospital Participates in COVID-19 Antibody Testing Initiative 26May

Wickenburg Community Hospital Participates in COVID-19 Antibody Testing Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brenda Crissman Public Information Officer Wickenburg Community Hospital brenda.crissman@wickhosp.com 928-684-3219 WICKENBURG, AZ (May 26, 2020) – Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) is pleased to participate as an official test site for the University of Arizona – State of Arizona COVID-19 Antibody Testing Initiative. The University of Arizona (U of A) is currently analyzing blood samples for hundreds …

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WCH Actively Performing Contact Tracing 22May

WCH Actively Performing Contact Tracing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brenda Crissman Public Information Officer Wickenburg Community Hospital brenda.crissman@wickhosp.com 928-684-3219 WICKENBURG, AZ (May 22, 2020) – In response to COVID-19, the Maricopa County Public Health Department and Wickenburg Community Hospital are both actively performing Contact Tracing for persons who are identified as positive for COVID-19 or are employees who have potentially been exposed to patients who …

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WCH First Patient to Test Positive for COVID-19 12May

WCH First Patient to Test Positive for COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brenda Crissman Public Information Officer Wickenburg Community Hospital brenda.crissman@wickhosp.com 928-684-3219 WICKENBURG, AZ (May 12, 2020) – Wickenburg Community Hospital & Clinics (WCH) reports its first patient to test positive for COVID-19.  “Due to expanded testing criteria, we were able to identify the patient who exhibited mild symptomology.  The patient was not hospitalized and is currently recovering …

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WCH Reports an Employee Has Tested Positive for COVID-19 8May

WCH Reports an Employee Has Tested Positive for COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Brenda Crissman Public Information Officer Wickenburg Community Hospital brenda.crissman@wickhosp.com 928-684-3219 WICKENBURG, AZ (May 8, 2020) – Wickenburg Community Hospital & Clinics (WCH) reports an employee has tested positive for COVID-19.  “Due to privacy laws and confidentiality reasons, we cannot disclose the employee’s name or work department.  We can share that this employee is not clinical and is …

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Community COVID-19 Updates in Response to State Issue Changes 1May

Community COVID-19 Updates in Response to State Issue Changes

WICKENBURG, AZ (May 1, 2020) – Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) announces several community COVID-19 updates in response to recent state issued changes affecting Elective Surgeries, COVID-19 Testing and Antibody Testing. Elective Surgeries – In response to the Executive Order issued by Governor Ducey April 22, WCH is pleased to announce that we will be gradually resuming elective surgeries at 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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