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CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Will Be Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Starting Jan. 19
Jan19

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Will Be Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Starting Jan. 19

ALL COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Will Be Conducted On The CHRISTUS Website CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic around 1 p.m. Jan. 19 received 700 doses of COVID-19 vaccine allocated to Sulphur Springs, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs CEO Paul Harvey said during a 2 p.m. Zoom press conference. Holly Ragan, Paul Harvey People meeting 1A and 1B criteria –that is healthcare workers and first responders, people age 65 and...

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COVID-19: Hopkins County Offices Open Only By Appointment For Residents
Mar23

COVID-19: Hopkins County Offices Open Only By Appointment For Residents

Following discussion among officials Monday, Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom Monday afternoon announced that Hopkins County’s offices will be open by appointment only and for Hopkins County residents only as a COVID-19 precaution. “To be very clear, the county is not shutting down or closing the offices. County business will continue as usual and county officials will continue to work diligently to assure that access to...

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Jan. 20 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 12 New Cases, 146 Fully Vaccinated
Jan20

Jan. 20 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 12 New Cases, 146 Fully Vaccinated

Texas Department of State Health Services Jan. 20 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard showed one additional COVID-19 fatality, 12 new cases and an uptick in COVID-19 hospitalizations across the region, although Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials reported not change in the patient count in the hospital COVID unit on Wednesday. Case Counts DSHS reported 87 confirmed COVID-19 fatalities for Hopkins County, which...

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Jan. 19 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 5 New Cases, 139 Active Cases, 117 Fully Vaccinated In Hopkins County
Jan20

Jan. 19 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 5 New Cases, 139 Active Cases, 117 Fully Vaccinated In Hopkins County

While one additional Hopkins County COVID-19 fatality was reported by the state on Tuesday, local officials report COVID-19 hospitalizations across the region seem to be stabilizing; and Texas Department of State Health Services reports the same number of new cases on Jan. 19 as on Jan. 18, and 117 people have been fully vaccinated in Hopkins County, according to the DSHS and Hopkins County Jan. 19 COVID-19 updates. Up to 700 more...

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Jan. 16 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 17 New Cases, 80 Recoveries
Jan16

Jan. 16 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 17 New Cases, 80 Recoveries

While twice as many new COVID-19 cases were reported on Saturday than on Friday, 80 additional recoveries were reported in the Texas Department of State Health Services Jan. 16 COVID-19 Texas Case Counts dashboard. The COVID-19 Vaccine dashboard shows 130 additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in Hopkins County as of 11:59 p.m. Jan. 15, while the Test and Hospital Data dashboard showed a slight increase in...

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DSHS Announced 28 COVID-19 Vaccine Hubs; CMFH-SS Among 206 Other Providers Allocated Doses As Well
Jan10

DSHS Announced 28 COVID-19 Vaccine Hubs; CMFH-SS Among 206 Other Providers Allocated Doses As Well

The Texas Department of State Health Services has instructed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ship first doses of COVID-19 vaccine to 234 providers this week. That includes 28 hub providers that will focus on large community vaccination efforts as Texas vaccinates health care workers, people 65 and older and those with medical conditions that put them at greater risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19. While...

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State Announces Planned Change To COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, First Case Of COVID-19 UK Variant
Jan08

State Announces Planned Change To COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, First Case Of COVID-19 UK Variant

Limited Number Of Vaccines Currently Only Available While the COVID-19 vaccine distribution is still in the first stages, with only a limited supply of the first dose of the vaccine available for specific people at limited locations across the state, the state Thursday announced that the vaccination distribution process will be changing the way vaccines are distributed in Texas, by doing more distribution through designated large...

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COVID-19 Situation Reaches Dire Levels In Hunt County
Jan08

COVID-19 Situation Reaches Dire Levels In Hunt County

With record numbers of COVID-19 patients in Hunt County Regional Hospital, Richard Carter, Hunt Regional Healthcare CEO released the following open letter to the citizens of their county. To the citizens of Hunt County, I am writing to update you on the seriousness of the current spread of COVID-19 in our area and our vaccine administration process. Moreover, I am writing to inform you of the dire situation of local healthcare...

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Dec. 23 COVID-19 Update: 10 New Cases, 27 Recoveries
Dec23

Dec. 23 COVID-19 Update: 10 New Cases, 27 Recoveries

Texas Department of State Health Services’ Dec. 23 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard showed 10 new COVID-19 cases and 27 recoveries for Hopkins County. Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in their Dec. 23 COVID-19 update reported a high hospital COVID Unit patient count. Texas Health and Human Services on Dec. 23 reported three additional COVID-19 nursing home fatalities. COVID-1 Case Counts Two new...

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DSHS: CHRISTUS Hospital-Sulphur Springs Is 1 Of 3 Local Sites Selected For COVID-19 Vaccine
Dec20

DSHS: CHRISTUS Hospital-Sulphur Springs Is 1 Of 3 Local Sites Selected For COVID-19 Vaccine

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs CEO Paul Harvey Thursday gave an update of the COVID-19 situation and other activities at as they relate to the hospital and associated local CHRISTUS facilities, including reports on testing and the COVID-19 vaccine. COVID-19 Vaccine Over the last week, the CDC delivered doses of the COVID-19 to various locations across the country and state. Texas Commissioner of Health appointed an...

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