Category: In the News

Category: In the News

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 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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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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Health Care Volunteer Week 2020 23April

Health Care Volunteer Week 2020

Celebrating the Superheroes of National Healthcare Volunteer Week  National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers across the country. The Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP) – expanded upon National Volunteer Week with National Healthcare Volunteer Week, which runs from April 19-25. It is a time to honor and thank the volunteers at Wickenburg Community …

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Community spread is now considered widespread 26March

Community spread is now considered widespread

WICKENBURG, AZ (March 26, 2020) – The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) reports 508 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arizona, with eight deaths reported. Community spread is now considered widespread with all counties reporting cases. Zero confirmed cases in Wickenburg and Surrounding Areas. Out of an abundance of caution and to create a safe and secure environment …

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Governor Doug Ducey Issues Declaration of Emergency 11March

Governor Doug Ducey Issues Declaration of Emergency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Governor Doug Ducey Issues Declaration Of Emergency, Executive Order To Combat Continued Spread Of COVID-19 Declaration And Order Proactively Provides Health Officials With Guidance And Tools To Combat Continued Spread PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today issued a Declaration of Emergency and an Executive Order to provide health officials and administrators with tools and guidance necessary to combat …

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AZ STATE PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE 3March

AZ STATE PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE

News Release For Immediate Release: March 3, 2020 Arizona State Public Health Laboratory Confirms One Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Maricopa County Case is the First to Be Identified by the Arizona State Public Health Laboratory PHOENIX — Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) confirmed a presumptive positive case of COVID-19, …

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Lea Way is ‘stuff legends are made of’ 20February

Lea Way is ‘stuff legends are made of’

Woman of the Year! By Shawn Byrne Sun Editor/Photographer In at least one way, shape, or form, Lea Way has touched the lives of everyone who resides in Morristown, Wickenburg, Congress, and Yarnell. Way has poured herself into these communities, and it shouldn’t be a surprise the certified family nurse practitioner and physician assistant with Wickenburg Community Hospital – Congress …

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Wickenburg Community Hospital Featured by AZ Family 12December

Wickenburg Community Hospital Featured by AZ Family

More hospitals, states snuff out surgical smoke WICKENBURG, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A health warning for health care workers. Surgical smoke is a danger looming in the operating room that many states are working to eliminate. Here in Arizona, one surgeon says it nearly cost him his life. Thanks to AZ Family News, Kristine Harrington for bringing attention to such …

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WCH Earns Echocardiography Reaccreditation 22November

WCH Earns Echocardiography Reaccreditation

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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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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