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Emergency Room to be More Expensive

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital will be paying out a lot more money in the future to keep Emergency Department service through Trinity Mother Francis. TMF recently asked for an annual increase of $250,000. Memorial Hospital CEO Michael McAndrew said the increase was due to higher ER doctor salaries due to increased ER competition. McAndrew said he sought quotes from two other sources. One was higher and the other was about the same...

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Commissioners To Consider Renewing Public Health Emergency Disaster Declaration
Apr05

Commissioners To Consider Renewing Public Health Emergency Disaster Declaration

http://www.hopkinscountytx.org/Hopkins County Commissioners Court will be asked Monday morning to consider renewing the public health emergency disaster declaration due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hopkins County Commissioner Court Disaster Declaration April 6 will be the second time the court is asked to approve a health disaster declaration due to COVID-19. On March 23, the court extended until April 3 the emergency disaster...

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Hopkins County Emergency Management Update: Still No Positive Coronavirus Cases
Mar19

Hopkins County Emergency Management Update: Still No Positive Coronavirus Cases

March 19th, 2020 In a scheduled teleconference this morning, the Hopkins County Emergency Management team updated KSST News on conditions of the newly mandated crowd limits and COVID-19 concerns. As of 11:15am, NO new positive test results have been returned on local citizens. The team reiterated the need for social distancing and the restrictions on social gatherings to no more than ten people. Judge Newsom shared that his experience...

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Hopkins County Issues Emergency Declaration For Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Mar18

Hopkins County Issues Emergency Declaration For Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 18th, 2020 Robert Newsom, Hopkins County Judge, issues an emergency declaration for the citizens of Hopkins County. This Declaration issues a State Of Disaster for the county. This will last for seven days unless extended, as it will be evaluated by county commissioners as soon as Monday, March 23rd. Events in Hopkins County will now be limited to have no more than 10 people in a social gathering. This undoubtedly will affect a...

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Emergency Management Team Confirms Still NO Positive Cases Of COVID-19 In Hopkins County
Mar18

Emergency Management Team Confirms Still NO Positive Cases Of COVID-19 In Hopkins County

March 18, 2020 During a scheduled teleconference with Hopkins County Emergency Management team members, Andy Endsley stated that there are still NO positive test results from any Coronavirus tests. The number of tests that have been performed is unknow at this point, as all testing is sent to one of the state run labs. Team members were quick to point out, that although we don’t have any positive cases in Hopkins County,...

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Jan. 27 Commissioners Court Agenda Includes Emergency Management Appointments, Fire Agreements
Jan26

Jan. 27 Commissioners Court Agenda Includes Emergency Management Appointments, Fire Agreements

Hopkins County Commissioners Court will be asked during their regular 9 a.m. meeting Monday, Jan. 27, to consider at least two items each for the cities of Como, Cumby and Tira, as well as four requests from Farmers Electric Cooperative Inc., a plat and matters related to two roads. Hopkins County Commissioners Court The court members will be asked to consider an emergency management coordinator and a fire investigation agreement each...

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FEMA’s CERT Certification is Free Community Emergency Response Training
Feb23

FEMA’s CERT Certification is Free Community Emergency Response Training

Hopkins County Fire Station #20 located on South Texas Street will be the site of three complete sessions of CERT training for citizens who want to learn lifesaving and disaster response skills for readiness in their community and neighborhoods. CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Team and Hopkins County is hoping to form a large team of about 100 trained volunteers. CERT certification will be offered through FEMA, sponsored...

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COVID Testing Available By Appointment At CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Primary Care
Sep14

COVID Testing Available By Appointment At CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Primary Care

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News – September 14, 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...

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What To Do If Your COVID Card Is Missing
Sep07

What To Do If Your COVID Card Is Missing

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News – September 7, 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...

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2 Arrested On Felony Warrants
Aug31

2 Arrested On Felony Warrants

At least two people were served and arrested on felony warrants, according to arrest reports. Jesus Escobedo-Fernandez Jr. Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit Lt. Mark Estes and Sgt. Joe Scott served Jesus “Chewy” Manuel Escobedo-Fernandez Jr. at 4:05 p.m. Aug. 30, 2021, with a warrant for manufacture or delivery of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone....

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