COVID Booster Shots Are Now Available

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News – September 21, 2021
CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ.

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

Do You Need a COVID test, but are unable to get in to see your provider for testing or an appointment?

  • CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Primary Care in Sulphur Springs is now scheduling patients who are unable to schedule an office or urgent care visit for Covid testing.
  • These appointments must be scheduled by calling 903-885-3181, then press option 0.
  • We will open the schedule daily by 8:30 a.m. depending on staffing availability for the Covid drive through.
  • Current tentative available times from testing are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
  • Patients will be instructed to come to the parking lot of 100 Church Street at their scheduled appointment time and remain in their vehicle.  Someone will be out shortly to check them in and begin the appointment.
  • Patients will be required to sign up for MyChart.
  • Results of Covid testing will be available to patients via MyChart.

Are you an Uninsured Female over 40?

The Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation wants to help you!  The Foundation is offering FREE Mammogram Screenings to uninsured women over 40.  Appointments will be Saturday, October 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ruth & Jack Gillis Women’s Center, within CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital. 

Please call 903.439.4040 to schedule your appointment.

This is limited to the first 40 women

Thank you for your patience

With a spike in COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County, please expect “longer than usual” wait times in the Emergency Department. Rest assured we are doing everything we can to provide high quality care in a timely manner. Thank you in advance for allowing us to provide for your healthcare needs, while extending grace to our staff.

COVID Vaccine Clinics

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs will host a COVID Vaccine Clinic every Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the main lobby of the hospital until further notice.  The available vaccines include Moderna (2-doses, ages 18 and older) and Pfizer (2-doses, ages 12 and older). Appointments not required, but parent/guardian must accompany anyone 17 and younger.

Effective immediately, boosters are available for the immunocompromised:

CDC recommends that people with moderately to severely compromised immune systems receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

Missing COVID card?

Don’t worry – We manage your medical records if you had your vaccine administered at a CHRISTUS location. You may log in to your “MyChart” account to access the record. If you don’t have a MyChart account, you can call 903.885.3181 to get that setup. You will need a working email address. Or, you may contact Health Information Management. If you need medical records, please use one of the following options:

  • Please call 903.439.4045 to speak to staff members who can send your records to care providers for you or to request your medical records. You will need to complete an authorization form, complete and return, along with a copy of your identification, to our office via fax or email. The fax number is 903.439.4704.
  • We are available Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hospital Visitation

Please note the following guidelines:

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs
  • Visitors must acquire masks themselves prior to entering our facility; cloth masks are acceptable.  Masks must cover both the nose and the mouth.  Visitors must remain masked during their time in the hospital. 
  • Minor-aged visitors must be accompanied by an adult, be free of symptoms and able to comply with masking and hygiene expectations throughout the visit.
  • Emergency Department entrance open 24/7
  • Main Entrance open 5 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday – Friday
    • Gift Shop open
  • Visiting hours are 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Types of Visitors:
      • COVID receiving aerosol treatments:  via tele-visitation only;
      • COVID not receiving aerosol treatments: 1 Essential support person for the duration of hospital stay – Essential support person will be given a visible wrist band for identification purposes;
      • ICU/ER:  1 Essential support person only; 
      • All other patients may have 1 Essential support person and 1 visitor (up to 2 persons in room at a time)

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Urgent Care – Sulphur Springs Hours of Operation

The CHRISTUS Urgent Care hours of operation are as follows:

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Urgent Care
  • In-Person Care Hours
    • Monday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Tuesday, closed
    • Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Sunday, closed.
  • Virtual Visit Hours
    • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Urgent Care is located at 1339 South Broadway St., and the phone number to call is 903.951.1001.

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System includes CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospitals – Tyler, South Tyler, Jacksonville, Winnsboro and Sulphur Springs; the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital – Tyler; CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital, a partner of Encompass Health; Tyler Continue CARE Hospital at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital, a long-term acute care facility; and CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic.

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic is the area’s preferred multi-specialty medical group, with more than 400 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers representing 36 specialties in 34 locations serving Northeast Texas across 41 counties.

For more information on services available through CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System, visit

  • Bed count – 402 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler
  • Bed count – 8 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – South Tyler
  • Bed count – 25 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Jacksonville
  • Bed Count – 96 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs
  • Bed count – 25 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Winnsboro
  • Bed count – 94 – CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Bed count – 96 – CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart – Tyler
  • Bed count – 51 – Tyler Continue CARE Hospital at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital

Author: Taylor Davis

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