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Maricopa County Reports its First West Nile Death of Season

Maricopa County Reports its First West Nile Death of Season, Community Urged to ‘Fight the Bite’ PHOENIX (July 21, 2017) – The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is reminding the community to prevent mosquito bites with 19 human cases of West Nile virus infection reported this season, including one[…]

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Excellent Service At Infusion Center

“This letter is to make you aware of the excellent service that was rendered by employees in the Wickenburg Community Hospital Infusion Center. I have been an outpatient for the last six weeks getting daily infusions of antibiotics. During this time there were several occasions where both Linda Kubler, and[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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