Category: Informative

Category: Informative

Pulmonary Fibrosis 14September

Pulmonary Fibrosis

Written by:  Sean Friel, RRT, Cardiopulmonary Manager Wickenburg Community Hospital Publication Date: 9-14-20 The Disease There are approximately 200 types of Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF). The most common is Idiopathic PF (IPF). The actual cause is unknown hence the title idiopathic and fibrosis referring to the scarring that occurs to the lung tissues. Other causes would include exposure to environmental hazards …

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Well Child Exam vs. Sports Physical- What’s the Difference? 13August

Well Child Exam vs. Sports Physical- What’s the Difference?

Many parents believe that a Sports Physical is the equivalent of a Well Child Exam, however this is not the case. A sports Physical is designed to clear an athlete for participation in sports, while the Well Child Exam is a much more in-depth health examination. Although a Sport’s Physical is required to participate in many school sports, it is …

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2020 Scholarship Recipient of the William J. Firth III, M.D. Rural Medicine Scholarship 8July

2020 Scholarship Recipient of the William J. Firth III, M.D. Rural Medicine Scholarship

WICKENBURG, AZ (July 03, 2020)- Wickenburg Community Hospital announces 2020 scholarship recipient of the William J. Firth III, M.D. Rural Medicine Scholarship. William J. Firth III, M.D. was a kind and compassionate physician who was committed to providing his patients with the best care possible.  He dedicated himself to the services of others.  To honor his long history of serving …

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Grand Re-Opening of Mammo Suite with 3D Mammogram 1July

Grand Re-Opening of Mammo Suite with 3D Mammogram

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) has installed the FUJIFILM ASPIRE Cristalle mammography solution with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). WCH is the only provider in a 30 mile radius of Wickenburg, Arizona to offer patients 3D mammography technology. In celebration of the install, the hospital is hosting a four-week grand re-opening of the Women’s Mammography suite to showcase the new technology. During …

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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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Scars & Sun: Tips from Dr. Tanner Moore 4June

Scars & Sun: Tips from Dr. Tanner Moore

As the new Wickenburg Community Hospital Podiatrist, I am excited to serve the community of Wickenburg!  I am also learning that Arizona has plenty of sunshine and outdoor activities.  It made me think of my patients that have surgery and are trying to heal their incisions with as little scarring as possible.  A tip about post-surgical scars and the sun.  …

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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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Visitor Restrictions 23March

Visitor Restrictions

To create a safe and secure environment for our patients and our health care workers during the COVID-19 outbreak, limited visitation has been implemented in all Wickenburg Community Hospital and Clinic facilities. Visitor Restrictions: Patients may have 1 healthy adult visitor (those not experiencing any flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, headache or tiredness, …

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Visitation Restrictions Updated at Wickenburg Community Hospital & Clinis 20March

Visitation Restrictions Updated at Wickenburg Community Hospital & Clinis

WICKENBURG, AZ (March 20, 2020) – 34 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Maricopa County,  COVID-19 case confirmed in Yavapai County, and zero COVID-19 confirmed cases in Wickenburg and surrounding areas. In order to create a safe and secure environment for patients and health care workers during the COVID-19 outbreak, limited visitation has been implemented in all Wickenburg Community Hospital and Clinic facilities. …

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FACT VS FEAR: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK 16March

FACT VS FEAR: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

FACT VS FEAR: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK WICKENBURG, AZ (March 16, 2020) – Wickenburg Community Hospital, Wickenburg Police, Fire and the Town of Wickenburg have instituted precautionary measures should a surge of illness reach our community. Four novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have been identified in Maricopa County but none in Wickenburg or surrounding communities.  …

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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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