Category: Informative

Category: Informative

WUSD #9 Athletic Department Sponsorship 28August

WUSD #9 Athletic Department Sponsorship

Wickenburg Community Hospital & Clinics Sponsors Wickenburg Unified School District Athletic Department August 6, 2019 Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) and the Community Hospital Clinics announce that they are sponsoring the Wickenburg Unified School District Athletic Department for the 2019-2020 school year. The sponsorship includes supplying first aid kits to the Wickenburg High School and Vulture Peak Middle School Athletic Departments. …

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WCH Pharmacy Health Minute 12August

WCH Pharmacy Health Minute

8-12-19: What is a nutraceutical? A nutraceutical is a fortified food or dietary supplement that provides health benefits in addition to its basic nutritional value, and it may help to treat or prevent a disease. Nutraceuticals which help support gastrointestinal (GI) health – like probiotics, digestive enzymes and bitters, glutamine, and antimicrobials – are some of the most recommended of …

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SCAM ALERT – False collections agent impersonation 22July

SCAM ALERT – False collections agent impersonation

SCAM ALERT! COLLECTION AGENT FALSELY CLAIMS TO BE COLLECTING ON BEHALF OF WICKENBURG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WICKENBURG, AZ (July 22, 2019) A patient of Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) has reported that an adult male came to his home over the weekend and falsely claimed to be a collection agent on behalf of the WCH. This unknown man stated he was at …

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FDA- Food Recall 16July

FDA- Food Recall

Outbreak Investigation of E. coli Linked to Ground Bison from Northfork Bison Distributions Consumers should avoid recalled Northfork Bison Distributions, Inc. ground bison and bison patties/burgers imported from Canada July 16, 2019 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local partners in the U.S., and with the support …

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WCH- Mayo Telestroke Program 8July

WCH- Mayo Telestroke Program

Wickenburg Community Hospital- Mayo Telestroke Program Stroke is the third leading cause of death among Americans and the No. 1 cause of disability in adults. Of all strokes, 85 percent are ischemic in nature, meaning that it is caused by an obstruction within a vessel supplying blood to the brain. Research shows endovascular therapy or intervention to remove a blockage …

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Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center 28June

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center From non-healing skin tears, venous leg ulcers to non-healing traumatic injuries- patients at The WCH Wound Care Center receive individualized treatment for chronic wounds through the expert hands of our nurses, and talented General Surgeon, Dr. Robert Ripley, MD, FASC. Several factors help determine your wound treatment plan and the wound center has …

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Healthy Aging & Exercise 27June

Healthy Aging & Exercise

Exercise can help reduce some of the aches and pains that are associated with getting older According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, a safe and effective exercise program can help along with slowing down the progression of conditions associated with aging. Keeping active helps you maintain your ability to walk, which is especially important to maintain your independence. Exercise …

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What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening 20June

What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening

What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening  Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with 1 in 5 Americans developing it in their lifetime.  The good news; is that according to The Skin Cancer Foundation – cancers found and removed early are almost always curable. Regular self-skin exams and a yearly skin cancer screening by …

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Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins- What’s the Difference? 20May

Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins- What’s the Difference?

Varicose Veins and Spider Veins – What is the Difference? While varicose veins and spider veins are both caused by forms of venous insufficiency, there are differences between them:     Varicose veins are twisted, bulging blue blood vessels that can be seen and felt right under the surface of the skin. They can cause a feeling of heaviness, discomfort or swelling in …

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Provider Spotlight- Lisa Erlinger, Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services 15May

Provider Spotlight- Lisa Erlinger, Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services

Meet Lisa Erlinger, P.h.D, CRNA and Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services here at Wickenburg Community Hospital. Lisa’s Bio: My desire to be involved in healthcare started at a young age when all the kids in the neighborhood wanted to ride bikes and I wanted to be the ambulance driver. Over the course of thirty years in the healthcare industry; …

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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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