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April 8 COVID-19 Update: No New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Fatality Reported For Hopkins County
Apr08

April 8 COVID-19 Update: No New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Fatality Reported For Hopkins County

Hopkins County seems to still be headed in the right direction as far as COVID-19 is concerned. Thursday was another day with no new COVID-19 cases reported in Hopkins County residents, but had 13 residents reported to have recovered from their bout with COVID-19. Despite the ever increasing number of people receiving COVID-19 vaccines, the virus is still not gone from Hopkins County: 123 residents were estimated Thursday afternoon to...

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Customers Behind On City Utility Bills Due To COVID-19 Have 24 Months To Pay Amount Owed
Apr07

Customers Behind On City Utility Bills Due To COVID-19 Have 24 Months To Pay Amount Owed

Sulphur Springs City Council determined Tuesday night that customers who are behind on city utility bills due to COVID-19 will have up to 24 months to pay off the amount owed on their bills without fear their water service will be turned off. As of Tuesday morning, April 6, a total of $157,384 in past due amounts is owed by city utility customers. Of the 503 accounts behind by 30 days or more, 29 are 12 months or more past due. City...

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COVID-19 Numbers Continue To Fall In Hopkins County, Northeast Texas Area
Apr06

COVID-19 Numbers Continue To Fall In Hopkins County, Northeast Texas Area

CMFH-SS COVID Unit Empty, No New COVID-19 Cases Reported April 5 For Hopkins County COVID-19 numbers continue to fall in Hopkins County and the Northeast Texas area. For the first time since Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management began reporting the data late last summer, not only were there no COVID-19 patients in the local hospital’s COVID-19 unit, the state also reported no new COVID-19 cases reported on Monday...

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CMFH-SS Has Updated Visitation Guidelines, Offers COVID-19 Vaccines
Apr05

CMFH-SS Has Updated Visitation Guidelines, Offers COVID-19 Vaccines

April 5, 2021 Business News By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, April 5, 2021 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Important Notice We are aware of the new order announced by Texas Governor Greg Abbott that would lift the statewide...

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Registration Open For First-Doses Of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine At CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs
Apr05

Registration Open For First-Doses Of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine At CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs

Registration is now open for first-doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs. The hospital has close to 400 open spots for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The first dose will be administered on Thursday, April 8, in the hospital lobby, and the second dose on Thursday, May 6. “We do ask that you are able to attend both dates, so that we are able to be good stewards of our...

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Appointments For The Second Dose Announced For Those Attending Recent COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Apr03

Appointments For The Second Dose Announced For Those Attending Recent COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

NEWS RELEASE Appointments for the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for those individuals who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at one of the three clinics hosted last month in Hopkins County or the clinic held Delta County have been announced by Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials Saturday. The first follow up is slated next week. “If you had your first dose at any of the vaccination...

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2.5 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Headed To Texas, 200 Allocated To Hopkins County
Apr02

2.5 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Headed To Texas, 200 Allocated To Hopkins County

More than 2.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped to providers across Texas next week. The Texas Department of State Health Services is allocating 1,094,920 first doses to 2,011 providers in 200 counties, including 200 doses destined for Sulphur Springs pharmacies. Brookshire’s and Walgreens Pharmacies each are slated to receive 100 doses of the Johnson & Johnson 1-dose COVID-19 vaccine during the week of April...

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PJC Board of Regents Keep COVID-19 Safety Protocols in Place
Mar31

PJC Board of Regents Keep COVID-19 Safety Protocols in Place

Facing uncertainties about the aftereffects of Spring Break and more virulent strains of COVID-19, the Paris Junior College Board of Regents voted to maintain current safety protocols at their meeting on Monday, March 22, 2021.  The issue of continuing mandatory masks and social distancing will be reevaluated after the Spring semester ends in May. “We don’t know what the next three weeks after Spring Break will...

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2,970 First-Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines Allocated To Hopkins County Providers This Coming Week
Mar27

2,970 First-Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines Allocated To Hopkins County Providers This Coming Week

The state is ramping up COVID-19 vaccine distributions next week as eligibility to receive the vaccination expands to everyone age 16 or older. A total of 2,970 of the more than 1 million first-doses of COVID-19 vaccine to be shipped out to providers across the state have been allocated to two Hopkins County providers in Week 16 of vaccine allocations (March 29). Christus Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has been...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Offered March 29; Registration Required
Mar25

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Offered March 29; Registration Required

For those who still want to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but were unable to register for the two-dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Thursday at the hospital or during shot administrations, the state will be hosting another COVID-19 vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. this coming Monday, March 29, in Sulphur Springs at the Hopkins County Civic Center. The vaccine will be the Pfizer, also a two-dose vaccine which requires a second dose in...

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