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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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New Business: Sulphur Springs Imaging Center
May19

New Business: Sulphur Springs Imaging Center

Roy McGahee’s new outpatient clinic, Sulphur Springs Imaging Center, opened during 2016 to serve the Hopkins County area. Bringing over 30 years of experience as a radiologist, the clinic offers patients new options in sonogram, X-ray, CT scanning and MRI services. Roy also operates five similar clinics around Northeast Texas; in Longview, Rockwall, Greenville, Mt. Pleasant and Paris, with Sulphur Springs as the sixth of the...

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Family Practice Physician Residency Program new at Memorial Hospital
May03

Family Practice Physician Residency Program new at Memorial Hospital

Dr. Leslie Tingle and Sherry Moore of Memorial Hospital make announcement during National Healthcare Month of a new Graduate Medical Education program that will significantly benefit the local community. Developed by the Hopkins County Hospital District, the new three-year program will be open to graduate physicians from all over the country starting in the Fall of 2016. These physicians seeking specialties will take the initial...

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Hunt Regional Medical Center Opens New Transitional Health Clinic
Mar16

Hunt Regional Medical Center Opens New Transitional Health Clinic

In order to help improve the transition for patients from a hospital setting to the care of outpatient providers, the Hunt Regional Medical Center opened a new transitional clinic in January on the second floor of their hospital campus in Greenville. Because Texas currently rates second in hospital readmission rates, the new clinic will help patients who do not understand how to manage their condition at home, or fail to follow-up...

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Hopkins EMS “Strike Team” Deployed on Seven Day Mission
Mar16

Hopkins EMS “Strike Team” Deployed on Seven Day Mission

Hopkins County Emergency Medical Services’ Emergency Response Vehicle, two MICU Ambulances, and five paramedics have responded to a Texas Division of Emergency Management SMA request, otherwise known as a State Medical Activation, to assist in evacuation of certain residents of counties inundated with flood waters around Orange, Texas. The team will be deployed for a seven-day mission. During their deployment, they will be directing,...

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Partnership, Consultants Will Strengthen Memorial Hospital
Jan21

Partnership, Consultants Will Strengthen Memorial Hospital

When Hopkins County Memorial Hospital began the process of partnering with CHRISTUS medical group, local hospital administration and the board knew CHRISTUS had an East Texas strategy. CHRISTUS and Trinity-Mother Francis Hospitals announced an intent for merger January 7th of this year. “It came as no surprise,” stated Michael McAndrew, Memorial Hospital Chief Administrator. Not only had Memorial Hospital been notified of the pending...

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