Category: Informative

Category: Informative

Introducing an exciting new class offering at Wickenburg Community Hospital Fitness Center: 16November

Introducing an exciting new class offering at Wickenburg Community Hospital Fitness Center:

The Body Shop Taught by Renee Bishop, LPN and Certified Personal Trainer, this eclectic class offers a different format each session from full body workouts, upper body or lower body only, core, “boot camp” or circuit training to aerobic dancing, all set to lively upbeat music to push you and increase your strength.  Expect a challenging and fun workout encounter …

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HOSPITAL SUPPORTS 6TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOE DRIVE 16November

HOSPITAL SUPPORTS 6TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOE DRIVE

Wickenburg Community Hospital proudly sponsors Footprints for Angels an annual shoe drive operated by Maria Cisneros and family. “We are asking our generous community to help 250 needy children from San Luis Mexico, ages 5-15 by giving them a new pair of shoes for Christmas”, said Cisneros.  Shoes may be dropped off at the Hospital front desk or acute care …

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Enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Act is now open 13November

Enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Act is now open

Enrollment for the Affordable Healthcare Act is now open. Do you need more information? The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare blog offers great links and resources to help you through this year’s annual enrollment process.    

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WCH Pharmacy- Medicare Part D Consultations 8November

WCH Pharmacy- Medicare Part D Consultations

Wickenburg Community Hospital Pharmacy is pleased to offer community members free Medicare Part D consultations. Medicare Part D is a program provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to subsidize the costs of prescription drugs for Medicare beneficiaries. Over 27 million Americans receive their prescription drug coverage through Medicare Part D. Patients are eligible to enroll in a …

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Radiological Technology Week- Some Fun Facts 8November

Radiological Technology Week- Some Fun Facts

by Peter Stachowicz, Director of Ambulatory Services/Medical Imaging Manager On this day (November 7th) in 1895, physicist Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen (1845-1923) becomes the first person to observe X-rays, a significant scientific advancement that would ultimately benefit a variety of fields, most of all medicine, by making the invisible visible. Rontgen’s discovery occurred accidentally in his Wurzburg, Germany, lab, where he was …

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Vertigo and What You Can Do 31October

Vertigo and What You Can Do

Dizziness, or vertigo as it is commonly called, may have many causes. One of the most common is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo or BPPV. BPPV is characterized by sudden episodes of dizziness provoked by head movement or a change in position. What leads to the development of BPPV is not fully understood, but it is more common in older adults. …

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Prop 205- Should we legalize recreational marijuana use in Arizona 31October

Prop 205- Should we legalize recreational marijuana use in Arizona

It’s a very controversial subject- marijuana. Should it be legalized for recreational use? Would it do more harm than good for the state of Arizona? The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA) believes by passing Prop 205, we will be doing just that. There’s at least one issue on Arizona’s General Election ballot that crosses political and partisan lines — public …

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Heart Disease- What is it and how you can prevent it 21October

Heart Disease- What is it and how you can prevent it

Heart disease is a term that has become so ubiquitous within American culture that the severity is somewhat diminished.  Heart disease or cardiovascular disease, is a very serious issue that can have fatal results. Mayo Clinic defines heart disease as: Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. Diseases under the heart disease umbrella include blood vessel diseases, …

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Stress! Does it Help or Harm You? 21October

Stress! Does it Help or Harm You?

This week  Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association posted an interesting article on new findings on stress in the work field. Their findings may surprise you! Stressed out at work? A new study suggests that might actually be a good thing….provided you have control over your work. From Money Magazine: ‘Good news: Your high-pressure job may actually be improving your health. …

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Calcium Supplements: Are They Bad for Your Heart? 18October

Calcium Supplements: Are They Bad for Your Heart?

New research is now suggesting calcium supplements are bad for your heart (azhealthieststate.org). According to Today.com, “People who took calcium pills were about 22 percent more likely to develop dangerous buildups called plaque in their arteries than people who did not take them, the new study showed.” The study was conducted by several medical institutions, including Johns Hopkins Medicine, and was published …

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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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