Category: Medical News

Category: Medical News

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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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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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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Maricopa County Reports its First West Nile Death of Season 12July

Maricopa County Reports its First West Nile Death of Season

Community Urged to ‘Fight the Bite’ PHOENIX (July 11, 2019) – The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is reminding the community to prevent mosquito bites with 27 human cases of West Nile virus infection reported this season, including one death. The individual who died was an older adult who also had other health conditions. Sadly, older adults and those …

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FDA Drug Recall Notice 2July

FDA Drug Recall Notice

Fresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Two Lots of Fluorouracil Injection Due to the Potential for Glass Particulate When a company announces a recall, market withdrawal, or safety alert, the FDA posts the company’s announcement as a public service. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Product Photos Share Tweet Linkedin Email Print Summary     …

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WICKENBURG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL- EXPANDS SURGICAL SERVICES 8May

WICKENBURG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL- EXPANDS SURGICAL SERVICES

                            FIRST CATARACT SURGERY SINCE 1997 WICKENBURG, AZ – April 23, 2019, Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) expands Surgical Center Services to include eye surgery. WCH is pleased to announce that they have expanded their partnership with Dr. Richard Kootman, MD, founder and Medical Director of the Arrowhead …

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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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