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Feb. 23 COVID-19 Update: 100th COVID-19 Fatality Confirmed For Hopkins County
Feb23

Feb. 23 COVID-19 Update: 100th COVID-19 Fatality Confirmed For Hopkins County

Hopkins County reached a new milestone Tuesday, the 100th COVID-19 fatality confirmed on Feb. 23, a day in which only two new probable cases and one recovery were reported. That’s 100 Hopkins County residents whose cause of death during the 11 months of the pandemic has been listed as COVID-19 or novel coronavirus 2019, according to Texas Department of State Health Services Feb. 23 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard. While that...

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Feb. 13 to Feb. 22 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality,  67 New Cases, 80 Recoveries
Feb22

Feb. 13 to Feb. 22 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 67 New Cases, 80 Recoveries

While most area residents were busy dealing with the extreme frigid weather since Valentine’s weekend, 67 Hopkins County residents also battled COVID-19 and 80 others were reported to have recovered from the novel coronavirus 2019 from Feb. 13-22, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services Feb. 22 COVID-19 updates. A total of 1,823 additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in Hopkins County...

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2 Hopkins County Providers Scheduled To Receive First-Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines
Feb20

2 Hopkins County Providers Scheduled To Receive First-Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines

After 2 weeks with no first-dose allocations at all designated to Hopkins County, two Sulphur Springs providers are among to 563 providers in 230 counties across Texas the federal government allocated to receive a portion of the 591,920 first-doses of COVID-19 vaccines scheduled to be shipped during the week of Feb. 22. Texas Department of State Health Services has allocated the Centers for Disease Control to ship 100 first-doses of...

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Cumby ISD Nurse, Employees Receive Stipend For Extra Duties During COVID-19 Pandemic
Feb13

Cumby ISD Nurse, Employees Receive Stipend For Extra Duties During COVID-19 Pandemic

Cumby ISD nurse and school employees will be receiving a stipend for their extra duties during the COVID-19 pandemic. District trustees approved the extra pay and administrative contracts, recognized the school nurse for going above and beyond the normal call of duty this year, discussed Lone Star Guidance Quarterly Tracker actuals for February and April target gals, and heard updates regarding graduation, prom and an internet safety...

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Feb. 10 COVID-19 Update: 16 Additional Cases, 21 Recoveries
Feb10

Feb. 10 COVID-19 Update: 16 Additional Cases, 21 Recoveries

Texas Department of State Health Services’ Feb. 10 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard showed 16 additional COVID-19 cases and 21 additional recoveries for Hopkins County. The Vaccine Data dashboard also showed the county has had 356 fewer cases than were reported on Tuesday. While DSHS added four confirmed COVID-19 cases to the overall case count, one of the cases was reported to be an older case just reported to DSHS by a lab. So...

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Feb. 9 COVID-19 Update: 14 Additional Cases, 9 Recoveries, 19 Vaccine Doses Administered
Feb09

Feb. 9 COVID-19 Update: 14 Additional Cases, 9 Recoveries, 19 Vaccine Doses Administered

Texas Department of State Health Services’ Feb. 9 COVID-19 dashboards showed a total of 14 additional COVID-19 cases, nine COVID-19 recoveries and 19 additional doses of the vaccine administered. COVID-19 hospitalizations were up slightly in Trauma Service Area F. Case Counts A total of 14 additional COVID-19 cases were reported for Hopkins County, but not all were new cases. Five were older cases that labs have just reported to...

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ATCOG Hotline Designated To Help Elderly 1B Residents Who Don’t Have Computers, Internet Schedule Appointment, Get On COVID-19 Vaccine Waiting List
Feb09

ATCOG Hotline Designated To Help Elderly 1B Residents Who Don’t Have Computers, Internet Schedule Appointment, Get On COVID-19 Vaccine Waiting List

Hopkins County Emergency Management officials report they have been working with state officials almost daily but have had no success finding out why Hopkins County providers have not received more first-doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, but report a hotline has been designated to help 1B residents who don’t have computers and internet access get on a COVID-19 vaccine waiting list or help schedule appointments when vaccines are...

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Feb. 8 COVID-19 Update: 13 New Cases, 9 Recoveries, 81 Vaccine Doses Administered
Feb08

Feb. 8 COVID-19 Update: 13 New Cases, 9 Recoveries, 81 Vaccine Doses Administered

While no new COVID-19 cases nor recoveries were reported in Hopkins County on Sunday, 13 new cases and nine recoveries were reported on Monday, according to Texas Department of State Health Services Feb. 8 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard. Another 81 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were also administered and COVID-19 hospitalizations remained low over the weekend. COVID-19 Case Counts Three Hopkins County residents Monday received...

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COVID-19 Vaccinations Distributed At Some CHRISTUS Locations By Appointment For Patients Who Meet  Phase1B Criteria
Feb08

COVID-19 Vaccinations Distributed At Some CHRISTUS Locations By Appointment For Patients Who Meet Phase1B Criteria

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Sulphur Springs, Texas, February 8, 2021 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. In honor of American Heart Month – the month of February – we encourage you to check on your heart! For a...

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Feb. 6 COVID-19 Update: 23 New Hopkins County COVID-19 Cases, 6 Recoveries
Feb06

Feb. 6 COVID-19 Update: 23 New Hopkins County COVID-19 Cases, 6 Recoveries

COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to decline across the state on Friday, including Trauma Service Area F, and six additional COVID-19 recoveries were reported for Hopkins County, in DSHS Feb. 6 COVID-19 dashboards. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 23 new novel coronavirus 2019 cases were also reported on Saturday for Hopkins County on Saturday. Case Counts Five Hopkins County residents had received positive lab-confirmed molecular...

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