Category: Medical News

Category: Medical News

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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Wickenburg Community Hospital Continues to Take the Flu Seriously 25April

Wickenburg Community Hospital Continues to Take the Flu Seriously

Flu & RSV remains a threat to the health & wellness of our community. In the past week there were 562 lab confirmed influenza cases with 41 lab confirmed RSV cases. These numbers reflect a 3% increase in flu cases over last week’s data and a 5% increase in RSV over last week’s data. The influenza like illness surveillance shows …

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PRESS RELEASE-DR. TODD KRAVETZ, INDUCTED AS FELLOW OF ACP 24April

PRESS RELEASE-DR. TODD KRAVETZ, INDUCTED AS FELLOW OF ACP

RECOGNITION AS DISTINGUISHED DOCTOR OF INTERNAL MEDICINE WICKENBURG, AZ – April 15, 2019, Dr. Todd Kravetz, MD, FACP, Wickenburg Community Hospital Chief of Staff, Clinic Medical Director and Physician of Internal Medicine, has been recognized as a newly elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP). The ceremony commenced during the annual ACP Internal Medicine Meeting which was held …

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Congress Community Clinic Telepharmacy- Open for Business! 3April

Congress Community Clinic Telepharmacy- Open for Business!

Posted by Wickenburg Community Hospital on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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Get Your Flu Vaccine Today 8October

Get Your Flu Vaccine Today

WCH has admitted our first flu patient last week. Some areas of the country are already starting to see an increased number of cases.  If that is the case, this has the markings of a bad flu season with an early start! Please schedule your flu shot TODAY!! 928-668-1833 Click Here For more information on this year’s flu season.  

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Arizona Dept of Health Product Recall Alert 4October

Arizona Dept of Health Product Recall Alert

For Immediate Release: October 4, 2018 Media Contact: Melissa Blasius-Nuanez Mobile: 480-320-0592 Raw Beef Products Recalled  People should discard or return recalled meat to avoid foodborne illness PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) advises Arizonans to discard or return certain ground beef products, after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a voluntary recall this morning. JBS …

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Surgery Center Marks Two Years 10August

Surgery Center Marks Two Years

Two years have passed since the ribbon was officially cut on the Wickenburg Community Hospital Diagnostic and Surgical Center. Orthopedic surgeon Mitch Wagner, MD, who has been there from the start, said he is pleased with the number of patients the center has been able to serve and the rural atmosphere at WCH. Wagner is an orthopedic surgeon with an …

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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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