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Avoiding a Needless Tragedy By Johanna Hicks
Jul21

Avoiding a Needless Tragedy By Johanna Hicks

Avoiding a Needless Tragedy Now that we are into summer in Texas, children are spending more time outdoors, which increases the danger of children being left alone in, and around, cars.  When we think of children being left alone in cars, our first thought is the danger of children dying in hot cars due to heatstroke.  But in addition to heat risks, there are other safety concerns with unsupervised children around cars — including...

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Doctor arrested for providing drugs that led to at least 7 overdose deaths
Jul13

Doctor arrested for providing drugs that led to at least 7 overdose deaths

Article from KFDM.com TEXAS — From U.S. Attorney’s Office – A 56-year-old Sherman, Texas doctor has been arrested on federal drug conspiracy charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today. Howard Gregg Diamond was indicted on July 6, 2017 and charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, health care...

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Mobile Mammography Coach Visits Sulphur Springs
Jun22

Mobile Mammography Coach Visits Sulphur Springs

Hunt County Regional Healthcare has their Mobile Mammography bus parked in the Spring Village Shopping Center in front of Dollar General today, June 22. They will be in Sulphur Springs until 3:00 pm. Similar to a blood-drive bus, this Mobile Mammography Coach is a portable way to check for breast cancer, and service the areas around Hunt County. Leah Fouse, is the bus driver and also helps with registration/paperwork, said about the...

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Hunt County Regional’s Mobile Mammography Coach is Visiting Sulphur Springs!
Jun09

Hunt County Regional’s Mobile Mammography Coach is Visiting Sulphur Springs!

by Savannah Owens  Hunt County Regional Healthcare is offering mammograms on June 22nd in Sulphur Springs. The Tubby Adkisson Mobile Mammography Coach is a portable clinic housed inside a bus. KSST News sat down with Ellia Valdez to talk about the upcoming opportunity for women in the area. The Mammography Coach is a portable clinic inside of a coach or bus that will be parked in the Spring Village Shopping Center in front of Dollar...

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ACTS OF LOVE Meeting (Adults Coming Together Serving)
Jun05

ACTS OF LOVE Meeting (Adults Coming Together Serving)

Monday, June 5th the ACTS of Love had their regular monthly meeting.   The Special Speakers were Stacey Wetzel and Shelley Steger with  CIMA Hospice. Stacey and Shelley spoke about the Hospice Program and asked the Volunteer Group if any of them would like to be Volunteers with CIMA Hospice. The meeting was very informative. If you would like to be a Volunteer for CIMA Please contact: Shelley Steger, Volunteer Coordinator at (903)...

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911 Connection Event
May27

911 Connection Event

By Savannah Owens The 911 Connection event was put on by the first responders to educate children and the public about safety.   “The city of Commerce has a fire education trailer and the Sulphur Springs firemen asked if we would bring the trailer over and teach the kids about fire safety. It’s important to get people used to practicing [their safety plans].” Myles Zimmerman a firefighter from Commerce said as...

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National Nursing Home Week Unites Residents, Staff and Volunteers at Carriage House Manor
May15

National Nursing Home Week Unites Residents, Staff and Volunteers at Carriage House Manor

National Nursing Home Week Unites Residents, Staff  and Volunteers at Carriage House Manor Local skilled nursing center demonstrates “Spirit of America” during events for annual observance   Sulphur Springs, TX – Carriage House Manor will host daily events as part of National Nursing Home Week (NNHW), which runs from May 14 to 20. This year’s national observance’s theme, “The Spirit of America”, highlights the bond among...

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CHRISTUS Wellness Check Warrants EMS Call
Apr19

CHRISTUS Wellness Check Warrants EMS Call

During a routine wellness check provided by CHRITUS Mother Francis Hospital Sulphur Springs, an individual was found not feeling well.  The nurse, provided each week by CHRISTUS, evaluated the individual and called EMS immediately.  EMS and an ambulance both responded. The health screening, provided at the FUMC Dinner Bell each Wednesday, is something more individuals should take advantage of. The Dinner Bell is a no charge weekly...

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Get Your Shots Today
Jan17

Get Your Shots Today

The Texas Department of Health offers immunization services the first three Tuesdays of each month.  The local office is at 1400 College St. Call for an appointment at 903-885-6573.  Walk ins taken on a first served basis.  Remember to bring your child’s immunization records. Share...

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10TH ANNUAL SENIORS EXPO A SUCCESS
Oct11

10TH ANNUAL SENIORS EXPO A SUCCESS

A  Health Expo for Sr. Citizens was held on Tuesday October 11, 2016 in the Fellowship Hall of League Street Church of Christ in Sulphur Springs. Organized by Karon Weatherman and staff of the Sr’s Center in Sulphur Springs and Brad Burgin, hospital Outreach Director,  the 10th annual event opened it’s doors to over 100 people when it started at 9am. By noon, several hundred free health screenings had been administered and...

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