Category: Education Series

Category: Education Series

Dietary Guidelines 7July

Dietary Guidelines

As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), I frequently hear questions like “how do I know what to eat?” Nutrition is a complex subject.  Over the years guidelines for “good nutrition” have been written by various organizations.  You are no doubt familiar with the Food Guide Pyramid, My Pyramid, and My Plate.  These visual tools guide consumers to eat a balanced diet …

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Summer Safely – Water, Sun & Heat Safety Tips 15June

Summer Safely – Water, Sun & Heat Safety Tips

 WCH – Emergency Department Summer is here and with temperatures rising WCH wants to help keep you and the ones you love enjoying your summer safely. Here are some great tips and summer facts to help guide you through the heat! Drowning!! It can happen in an instant and to anyone. Never Swim Alone Swim in Supervised Areas Learn …

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Barrow Neurological Institute at WCH 14June

Barrow Neurological Institute at WCH

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 to announce the new affiliation with St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, and Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) for our Telestroke Service on June 7, 2021. Barrow Neurological Institute is listed as “The world’s largest …

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Ice Cream, Milk, and Cheese – June is National Dairy Month! 9June

Ice Cream, Milk, and Cheese – June is National Dairy Month!

From the Kitchen of Debra Loder, RDN June is National Dairy Month! Originally established as a grocery/milk promotion in 1937, National Dairy Month now acts as a reminder of the health benefits that dairy products provide. They contain essential nutrients — including calcium, potassium, vitamin D, and protein. Dairy products also reduce the risk of high blood pressure, certain cancers, …

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Memorial Day Recipes and Food Safety Tips 27May

Memorial Day Recipes and Food Safety Tips

From the Kitchen of Debra Loder, RDN – WCH Memorial Day Weekend will be here before we know it. This year, instead of the usual Burgers and Hot Dogs, try something new for your backyard cookout. Tacos are easy to prepare on a grill. Marinate some fish, shrimp, and/or chicken, slice it, and pop it onto grilled corn or flour …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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