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Hopkins County EMS Receives Achievement Award
Jul21

Hopkins County EMS Receives Achievement Award

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Sulphur Springs, Texas, July 21, 2020 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Awards Hopkins County EMS ambulances The American Heart Association proudly recognizes Hopkins County EMS with...

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Meet Brent Smith, Hopkins County EMS Director
Oct09

Meet Brent Smith, Hopkins County EMS Director

Brent Smith loves his job and is pleased with the many ways in which Emergency Medical Services is being recognized across the State for the services it renders to the public. But he is especially pleased with the professional level of care and the continuity of services that Hopkins County EMS renders to persons in need of emergency transport and medical care. In fact, according to Brent, “our EMS vehicles are like a mobile...

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Smith: Hopkins County EMS Receives American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition
Jun02

Smith: Hopkins County EMS Receives American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition

Brent Smith, director of Hopkins County EMS services, explains to Hopkins County Hospital District Board the process that went into the EMS service receiving gold plus recognition through the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline EMS program. Hopkins County EMS has earned the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS gold plus recognition, according to Hopkins County EMS Director of services Brent Smith. The...

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Hopkins County EMS Video Among Top 30 Competing in CBS Special “Lip Sync To The Rescue”
Apr12

Hopkins County EMS Video Among Top 30 Competing in CBS Special “Lip Sync To The Rescue”

Hopkins County EMS is one of 30 emergency response departments from across the country selected to compete in an upcoming CBS reality special called “Lip Sync To The Rescue,” based on department’s #LipSyncChallenge video. For those unfamiliar, the #LipSyncChallenge began as a fun way for police, sheriff, fire department and EMTs to engage with their communities by creating lip sync music videos and challenging. The Lip...

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Hopkins County EMS Presents: “Fill the Box” Blanket Drive
Nov13

Hopkins County EMS Presents: “Fill the Box” Blanket Drive

“Fill The Box” Blanket Drive Presented By: Hopkins County EMS Where: Sulphur Springs Walmart When: November 22, 2018   6pm-Midnight November 23, 2018    7am-Noon All Blankets will be donated to Safe- TCrisis Center.  New or Slightly used blankets accepted.   Free Hot Chocolate  

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Hopkins County EMS AMBUS, MPV4-01, Attends City of Rockport TX Hurricane Harvey Anniversary Event
Aug25

Hopkins County EMS AMBUS, MPV4-01, Attends City of Rockport TX Hurricane Harvey Anniversary Event

East Texas very own local EMS responders Hopkins County EMS AMBUS “MPV4-01” which served during Hurricane Harvey marked the anniversary by attending the City of Rockport and Aransas County Hurricane Harvey Anniversary Event – “Onward”.  The event was to honor the community and first responders for their efforts during and after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Aransas County.  Dignitaries in attendance were US Congressman Michael...

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Video Presentation: CHRISTUS Adding to Medical Community; Hopkins County EMS Celebrating 35 Years
Jun26

Video Presentation: CHRISTUS Adding to Medical Community; Hopkins County EMS Celebrating 35 Years

Tuesday morning, Paul Harvey, CEO of CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Sulphur Springs, told KSST News that the ministry of CHRISTUS continues to expand as new physicians are added to the local medical community. He noted the priority of service to patients continues to provide needed information that will increase services and comfort to patients and their families. Many of his comments were based his report to the Hopkins County...

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Hopkins County EMS receives American Heart Association’s  Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Recognition Award
May29

Hopkins County EMS receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Recognition Award

Hopkins County EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.  This makes the third consecutive year that Hopkins County EMS has achieved the Gold Award from the American Heart Association.  “The ability to have a cooperative program and close relationship with Christus Mother...

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Hopkins County EMS Named Lights of Life Campaign Honorees
Oct20

Hopkins County EMS Named Lights of Life Campaign Honorees

Every year, the Lights of Life Campaign Committee selects an individual, couple, group or business that has shown exceptional service, commitment and passion for Hopkins County and specifically for their support of the hospital.   That tradition continues with the 2017-2018 Campaign Honorees…Hopkins County EMS Since August of 1983 Hopkins County EMS has compassionately served the residents of Hopkins County and the surrounding...

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Update: Hopkins County EMS Busy as Harvey Hits
Aug26

Update: Hopkins County EMS Busy as Harvey Hits

Brent Smith, Hopkins County EMS Director updates Hospital District Board on the work of Hopkins County AMBUS and the Hopkins County six paramedics in South Texas. KSST’s thanks to Joe Bob Burgin, Board Member for this message from Smith: “A quick update; the Ambus has fortunately got some rest this evening.  We returned to staging in San Antonio around 1800 Friday.  Sleep and dinner was been the majority of the agenda this...

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