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CHRISTUS Business News: Flu Shot Clinic, Blood Drive Planned Next Week

By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected]

Sulphur Springs, Texas, Nov. 3 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ.

Flu Shots: Upcoming Saturday Clinic

Take advantage of our Saturday Flu Shot Clinic on Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. You do not need to call ahead, but should bring your insurance card with you, if you are not an existing CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic patient. The location of the Saturday Flu Shot Clinic is 105 Medical Plaza.

Hospital Visitation

For the safety and health of the community and our ministry, CHRISTUS Health is screening all associates and visitors to our hospitals to help lessen the risk of infectious disease transmission among our patients, associates, and guests.

  • (1) Entrance to hospital through Emergency Department 24/7
  • (1) Visitor per patient
  • Visitors must be between the ages of 16-years old and 65-years old
  • All visitors are screened at the door, including a temperature taken
  • All associates are screened at each shift, including a temperature taken
  • Visiting hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (subject to change)
  • ALL hospital visitors are required to wear a mask. Visitors should bring their own mask; homemade cloth masks are acceptable.
CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs

Local Services

Carter BloodCare Blood Drive

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment at 903.438.4380. You may also go online to carterbloodcare.org. COVID-19 Antibody Testing now available for all donors.

Orthopedic Surgery | Sports Medicine

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital- Sulphur Springs is excited to welcome Dr. Chris Meltsakos, our new Orthopedic Surgeon with fellowship training in Sports Medicine. Dr. Meltsakos is now accepting new patients of all ages, at 103B Medical Circle in CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Medical Building 5B.

FREE Sports Clinic for School Athletes

FREE Saturday Walk-In Clinic for school athletes is close to wrapping up! The Saturday sports clinic will be held every Saturday from 9am to 11am, through Nov. 14. Athletes will get an exam and free x-ray to determine a plan of care to treat their injury. The location will be the CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Orthopedic Office at 103B Medical Circle in Sulphur Springs.

For more information about our Sports Medicine program, or Orthopedic services, please call our office at 903.885.6688.

COVID-19

Experiencing Symptoms?

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novel coronavirus 2019

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, shortness of breath, cough, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, chills, muscle pain or headache, or diarrhea, please call your provider for either a face-to-face appointment or a telemedicine consultation.  If your provider determines you need to have a COVID-19 test, they will send you to the appropriate outpatient location for testing.  If you are experiencing an emergency, please present to the Emergency Room.  At this time, we are preserving our Emergency Room COVID-19 tests for those who are experiencing an emergency.  Otherwise, we would ask that you follow the steps above.  If you do not have a healthcare provider, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic welcomes new patients.  Please call 903.885.3181 to talk to one of our associates about setting up an appointment.

Don’t Delay Care

We want to be perfectly clear – CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances remains a safe place for all to receive quality care. Go to the Emergency Department or call 9-1-1 if you are urgently ill. While COVID-19 is new, our processes and procedures in place for infection prevention and preventing the spread of illness are not. To learn more about COVID-19, go to ChristusTMF.org or www.cdc.gov.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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