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Arizona Ranks 46th In A National Survey Of Child Well-Being 28June

Arizona Ranks 46th In A National Survey Of Child Well-Being

Much Work To Do To reach our goal of one day making Arizona the healthiest state in the nation, we will need to improve our state’s health numbers in a lot of areas. A new report that looked at the best states to raise kids shows just how much work still needs to be done. Arizona ranked 46th in a national survey on …

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WCH To Expand Echocardiography Services 14June

WCH To Expand Echocardiography Services

Wickenburg Community is pleased to announce the expansion of its Echocardiography services. Echocardiographies, or echoes as they are sometimes called, show the size, structure and movement of various parts of the heart. Heart valves, the septum, the chambers and walls of the chambers are imaged. Doppler ultrasound also shows movement of blood through the heart. Echocardiograms use an ultrasound machine …

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Facts About Crypto and Swimming Pools 13June

Facts About Crypto and Swimming Pools

Diarrhea and swimming don’t mix! Diarrhea is the most common recreational water illness (RWI). Swimmers who are sick with diarrhea—or who have been sick in the last two weeks—risk contaminating pool water with germs. Diarrheal illnesses are caused by germs such as Crypto (short for Cryptosporidium), Giardia, Shigella, norovirus and E. coli O157:H7. These germs can live from minutes to days in pools, even if the pool …

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WCH Now Offering Telemonitoring 8June

WCH Now Offering Telemonitoring

SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (May 24, 2017) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center and Wickenburg Community Hospital have entered into a unique partnership that is benefitting patients living in   Wickenburg and the surrounding area. Through this new agreement, monitoring technicians sitting at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, 14502 W Meeker Blvd. in Sun City West, are remotely performing …

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Heat-Related Illness And How To Prevent It 6June

Heat-Related Illness And How To Prevent It

Preventing Heat-Related Illness Your body keeps itself cool by letting heat escape through the skin, and by evaporating sweat (perspiration). If your body does not cool properly or does not cool enough, you might suffer from a heat-related illness. Anyone can be susceptible to heat-related illness. Those at greatest risk are children under 4, adults over 65, homeless people, outdoor …

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Gov. Ducey Declares Statewide Health Emergency 5June

Gov. Ducey Declares Statewide Health Emergency

Governor Doug Ducey today signed an emergency declaration to address the growing number of opioid deaths in our state. Newly released data from the Arizona Department of Health Services shows in 2016, 790 Arizonans died from opioid overdoses – an average of more than two people per day. The trend shows an alarming increase of 74 percent over the past …

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Dangerous Trend in Opioid Overdoses 1June

Dangerous Trend in Opioid Overdoses

2016 report shows opioid death rate as the highest in ten years The Arizona Department of Health Services today released its latest data on opioid overdoses in Arizona showing the highest number of deaths in ten years. In 2016, 790 Arizonans died from opioid overdoses. The trend shows a startling increase of 74 percent over the past four years.   …

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New Study Links Wine and Breast Cancer 25May

New Study Links Wine and Breast Cancer

You might want to re-think that  glass of wine or beer. A new study has found a link between alcohol and breast cancer. Medicalnewstoday.com reports: In 2012, 1.7 million cases of breast cancer were diagnosed across the globe, which makes up 25 percent of all cancer diagnoses in women [….] A new report conducted by the American Institute for Cancer Research …

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2016 Hospital Volunteer Appreciation 23May

2016 Hospital Volunteer Appreciation

On April 28 more than 70 Wickenburg Community Hospital volunteers and their guests were honored at the Wickenburg Ranch Event Center. As hospital services have grown, so has the volunteer program. “We have enjoyed tremendous growth in the past couple years, adding eight new positions in the last year alone,” Volunteer and Training Manager Gogi Gay said. “It is because …

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Entire Staff Was Amazing 23May

Entire Staff Was Amazing

“I was recently seen in the Emergency Department at Wickenburg Community Hospital. During my time there, I was treated by two of the emergency doctors and 4 technicians. The entire staff that provided me care was amazing. Due to the nature of my health problem, I had many questions for the doctors and appreciated their patience as they answered them. …

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Clinics

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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Pharmacy

Are you looking for a fast local pharmacy conveniently located within walking distance of the Clinic? Your Hospital Pharmacy provides this special kind of service.

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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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