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FDA Takes Additional Actions On Use Of A Booster Dose For COVID-19 Vaccines
Oct21

FDA Takes Additional Actions On Use Of A Booster Dose For COVID-19 Vaccines

US FDA News Release The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday, Oct. 20, took action to expand the use of a booster dose for COVID-19 vaccines in eligible populations. The agency is amending the emergency use authorizations (EUA) for COVID-19 vaccines to allow for the use of a single booster dose as follows: The use of a single booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine that may be administered at least 6 months after...

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Rep. Slaton Calls For Legislation To Nullify President’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
Oct11

Rep. Slaton Calls For Legislation To Nullify President’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Representative Bryan Slaton of House District 2 released the following statementregarding Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-40, which prohibits any entity in the State from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations, and adds the issue to the Special Session call. “Governor Abbott’s order is a much needed, but temporary, relief from the tyranny of vaccine mandates that are becoming more common among...

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Slaton Files 3 Bills To Ban COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
Oct07

Slaton Files 3 Bills To Ban COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

News Release – Oct 7, 2021 AUSTIN, TEXAS – Texas House District 2 Representative Bryan Slaton Thursday announced the filing of three pieces of legislation: House Bills 33, HB 110 and HB 125, to protect Texans against unjust COVID-19 vaccine mandates. HB 33 would prohibit companies and hospitals in Texas from forcing COVID-19 vaccines on their employees. HB 110 would stop state and local governmental entities, including...

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More Hopkins County COVID-19 Cases Reported During The Last 2 Weeks Than June and July Combined
Sep12

More Hopkins County COVID-19 Cases Reported During The Last 2 Weeks Than June and July Combined

Another Hopkins County Resident Confirmed To Have Died From Coronavirus Coronavirus cases continue to surge, with more new COVID-19 cases reported among Hopkins County residents during the last 2 weeks than during June and July combined. Two of the 461 Hopkins County residents who’ve had COVID during the last 2 weeks were confirmed by death certificate to have died as a result of the virus; the most recent COVID death was one of...

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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Approved By FDA
Aug24

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Approved By FDA

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday fully approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine receives full FDA approval The vaccine will also continue to be available under emergency use...

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FEMA Funeral Assistance Remains Available for COVID-19 Related Deaths
Aug19

FEMA Funeral Assistance Remains Available for COVID-19 Related Deaths

FEMA Region 6 Medoa Advisory – Aug. 19, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone, especially those who suffered loss due to the virus. Nothing can replace loved ones, but FEMA may be able to help ease the financial burden that comes with that loss. Those who had COVID-19-related funeral expenses can apply for FEMA Funeral Assistance by calling 844-684-6333 or TTY 800-462-7585. Phone lines are open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m....

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120th COVID-19 Fatality, 35 New Cases, 6 Recoveries, 270 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County
Aug19

120th COVID-19 Fatality, 35 New Cases, 6 Recoveries, 270 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County

Texas Department of State Health Services on Wednesday announced the 120th COVID-19 fatality for Hopkins County, along with 35 new cases, 270 active cases and 6 recoveries on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. COVID-19 Fatalties Wednesday marked consecutive two consecutive days this week and the fourth time in 10 days that DSHS has reported another Hopkins County resident has died as a result of COVID-19. That makes six coronavirus deaths so...

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3 COVID-19 Deaths, 25 New Cases & 27 Recoveries Reported Aug. 17, 2021, For Hopkins County
Aug17

3 COVID-19 Deaths, 25 New Cases & 27 Recoveries Reported Aug. 17, 2021, For Hopkins County

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to swell in Hopkins County, with 25 new COVID-19 cases reported Aug. 17, three additional deaths and 27 recoveries reported on Tuesday, 2021. That leaves 244 active COVID-19 cases among Hopkins County residents on Aug. 17. Also across the region, only 1 ICU hospital bed was available on Monday. COVID-19 Deaths Across the state, only 96 new COVID-19 fatalities were recorded by Texas Department of...

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CDC: Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended For Moderately & Severely Immunocompromised Individuals Only
Aug17

CDC: Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended For Moderately & Severely Immunocompromised Individuals Only

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News – August 17, 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] Thank you for your patience! Due to a sharp increase in Emergency Room visits as a result of the...

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116th COVID-19 Death, 249 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County
Aug14

116th COVID-19 Death, 249 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise, so too does the fatality rate and the number of COVID patients in the hospital and Northeast Texas. The 116th COVID-19 death and 249 active cases in people with Hopkins County zip codes had been reported as of 1:15 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2021, according to the DSHS COVID-19 Case Count dashboard. On Friday, DSHS reported another Hopkins County resident has died from...

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