Category: Medical News

Category: Medical News

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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Similarities and Differences Between Flu and COVID-19 16July

Similarities and Differences Between Flu and COVID-19

Information Published by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Español | Other Languages Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. COVID-19 is caused by infection with a new coronavirus (called SARS-CoV-2) and flu is caused by infection with influenza viruses. Because some of the symptoms of flu and COVID-19 are similar, it may be …

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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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Arizona PPE Initiative 29June

Arizona PPE Initiative

Arizona PPE Initiative Creates International Supply Chain to Provide Healthcare Workers, First Responders and Tribal Communities with Critical Protective Equipment  Private-Sector Initiative Provides More Than 11 Million Pieces of PPE  During Anticipated Rise in Cases at Time When Mask Use is Critical   PHOENIX (June 19, 2020) — A private-sector initiative has secured more than 11 million pieces of Personal Protective Equipment …

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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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WCH Actively Performing Contact Tracing 22May

WCH Actively Performing Contact Tracing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brenda Crissman Public Information Officer Wickenburg Community Hospital brenda.crissman@wickhosp.com 928-684-3219 WICKENBURG, AZ (May 22, 2020) – In response to COVID-19, the Maricopa County Public Health Department and Wickenburg Community Hospital are both actively performing Contact Tracing for persons who are identified as positive for COVID-19 or are employees who have potentially been exposed to patients who …

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WCH Reports an Employee Has Tested Positive for COVID-19 8May

WCH Reports an Employee Has Tested 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 8, 2020) – Wickenburg Community Hospital & Clinics (WCH) reports an employee has tested positive for COVID-19.  “Due to privacy laws and confidentiality reasons, we cannot disclose the employee’s name or work department.  We can share that this employee is not clinical and is …

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Flu Update- Week 11 25March

Flu Update- Week 11

Influenza & RSV Summary: Week 11  ( March 8-14, 2020)

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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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WCH: CORONAVIRUS PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION 4March

WCH: CORONAVIRUS PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION

For Immediate Release Wickenburg Community Hospital and Clinics’ continuing education of staff and patients on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is led by Karen Smith, RN, Manager of Infection Prevention. Among the first educational nuances provided by Smith is to ensure all information sources are credible. Individuals should not rely on every article published about the virus to contain the …

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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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