Douglas Dispatch December 31, 2015 As we close out 2015 we take this time to reflect back on the past year and all the changes that happened locally and some of the major changes that will be coming in 2016. We lost our hospital but then had Jim Dickson of Copper Queen Medical step up…

[ read more...]

Douglas Dispatch by Aaliyah Montoya December 18, 2015   DOUGLAS — Copper Queen Community Hospital and the City of Douglas hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, presenting the new Douglas Life Trail at Airport Park. The $50,000 exercise trail was donated by CQCH, with proceeds from their annual golf tournament, as part of their…

[ read more...]

Douglas Dispatch | Aaliyah Montoya | October 5, 2015 Three years in the making, the Copper Queen Douglas Medical Complex held its grand-opening ceremony on Oct. 1, followed by a community fun day on Oct. 2. The new complex is an extension of the Copper Queen Medical Associates clinic located at 100 W. Fifth Street, under…

[ read more...]

Douglas Dispatch | October 2, 2015 Copper Queen Hospital CEO Jim Dickson met with several members of the Douglas Chamber of Commerce Thursday talking about all the changes coming to the community through heath care. CochiseRegionalHospital closed its doors at the end of July and in August the Copper Queen Medical saw an increase of…

[ read more...]

Monday, August 24, 2015 AALIYAH MONTOYA | DOUGLAS DISPATCH Less than a month after its debut of Quickcare at its Douglas clinic, Copper Queen Community Hospital announced this week a decision to proceed with a $6.5 million freestanding emergency room in the border city. Hospital CEO Jim Dickson said the facility is expected to be…

[ read more...]

Douglas Dispatch The people of Douglas have expressed their concern for the future of local healthcare following the closure of the city’s only emergency room and hospital. On Monday, Copper Queen Community Hospital launched services at the new Douglas Medical Complex Quick Care facility, which is said to be the community’s new staple in emergency healthcare.…

[ read more...]

Douglas Dispatch Cochise Regional Hospital recently became another victim to what is happening more and more to rural hospitals cross the United States. Shortly after 7 p.m. Friday, our hospital officially closed its doors ending over 100 years of service to Douglas and its surrounding communities. They become the 55th hospital to close since 2010,…

[ read more...]