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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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PRESS RELEASE: HOSPITAL EXPERIENCES RANSOMWARE ATTACK 10July

PRESS RELEASE: HOSPITAL EXPERIENCES RANSOMWARE ATTACK

WICKENBURG, AZ (July 9, 2019) In the early morning hours of June 28, the Hospital network was attacked in what is called a ransomware attack.  Essentially, data on the network was encrypted in such a way that it was not recoverable by the hospital.  Per industry recommendations, Hospital Chief Information Officer Blue Beckham, notified local law enforcement and the FBI.  …

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WCH- Mayo Telestroke Program 8July

WCH- Mayo Telestroke Program

Wickenburg Community Hospital- Mayo Telestroke Program Stroke is the third leading cause of death among Americans and the No. 1 cause of disability in adults. Of all strokes, 85 percent are ischemic in nature, meaning that it is caused by an obstruction within a vessel supplying blood to the brain. Research shows endovascular therapy or intervention to remove a blockage …

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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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Nutrition Education Series- June: Understanding Antioxidants & Phytochemicals 28June

Nutrition Education Series- June: Understanding Antioxidants & Phytochemicals

Understanding Antioxidants & Phytochemicals Free Community Nutrition Classes presented by Debra Loder, RDN Join us one Wednesday a month in the Hospital Activity Room from 12 – 1 pm for educational nutrition classes. Debra will not only present information on the given subject but is always open for questions and suggestions on new topic suggestions.  View Class Schedule

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Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center 28June

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center From non-healing skin tears, venous leg ulcers to non-healing traumatic injuries- patients at The WCH Wound Care Center receive individualized treatment for chronic wounds through the expert hands of our nurses, and talented General Surgeon, Dr. Robert Ripley, MD, FASC. Several factors help determine your wound treatment plan and the wound center has …

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Healthy Aging & Exercise 27June

Healthy Aging & Exercise

Exercise can help reduce some of the aches and pains that are associated with getting older According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, a safe and effective exercise program can help along with slowing down the progression of conditions associated with aging. Keeping active helps you maintain your ability to walk, which is especially important to maintain your independence. Exercise …

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Student Food Program Continues Over the Summer 25June

Student Food Program Continues Over the Summer

  WICKENBURG, AZ – June 11, 2019, The Wickenburg Elk’s Lodge #2160 Melissa’s Cupboard Program, continued its plans to support local food insecure students by holding the first of three summer “food box” giveaways. The program, which began by providing weekend supplemental food bags to qualifying students at Hassayampa Elementary and Vulture Peak Middle School, is continuing to support these …

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What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening 20June

What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening

What to Expect During a Skin Cancer Screening  Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with 1 in 5 Americans developing it in their lifetime.  The good news; is that according to The Skin Cancer Foundation – cancers found and removed early are almost always curable. Regular self-skin exams and a yearly skin cancer screening by …

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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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