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Slaton Asks Governor To Call For Fourth Special Session To Address Vaccine Mandates
Oct22

Slaton Asks Governor To Call For Fourth Special Session To Address Vaccine Mandates

News Release – Oct. 22, 2021 House District 2 Representative Bryan Slaton today is asking Texas Governor Greg Abbott to call for a fourth Special Session to address vaccine mandates. Slaton, in a news release, called vaccine mandates “oppressive and tyrannical mandates” which he would like to see banned. “The legislature has had several good accomplishments over the last nine months, but we have unfinished...

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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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Week 3: Hopkins County United Way At 40 Percent Of Goal
Oct20

Week 3: Hopkins County United Way At 40 Percent Of Goal

Hopkins County United Way marked the half-way point in the United Way campaign, after three full weeks of the campaign approximately 40 percent of the $150,000 campaign goal had been collected. Over the last week alone, HCUW campaign workers collected $27,786. When added to the 22 collected during the first two weeks of the campaign, that brings the total amount raised as of Oct. 19 to $60,554.15. That leaves three weeks to go in the...

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TAMUC Student To Receive Outstanding Grad Student- Specialist Level Award
Oct20

TAMUC Student To Receive Outstanding Grad Student- Specialist Level Award

COMMERCE, Texas — The Texas Association of School Psychologists’ (TASP) Awards and Honors committee recently selected Kelli Lahman—a graduate student in the Specialist in School Psychology program at Texas A&M University-Commerce — as the winner of the 2021 award for Outstanding Grad Student-Specialist Level. Lahman has received numerous scholarships and awards during her time at A&M-Commerce. She is the founder and past...

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The Access Physicians MultiSpecialty Clinic of Sulphur Springs Will Be Closing
Oct19

The Access Physicians MultiSpecialty Clinic of Sulphur Springs Will Be Closing

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] Access Physicians MultiSpecialty Clinic – CLOSING Access Physicians Multispecialty Clinic of Sulphur Springs will be closing, and ending Neurology and Pulmonology services effective November...

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Prizes Awarded At 2021 Help A Child Benefit, But True Winners Will Be Children Who Benefit From Fundraiser
Oct18

Prizes Awarded At 2021 Help A Child Benefit, But True Winners Will Be Children Who Benefit From Fundraiser

Several prizes were awarded at the 2021 Help A Child events, but the true winners will be the children who will benefit from the annual fundraiser. All proceeds from the event will be divided among Scottish Rite Hospital, Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center and three local foster families, to help support children who have been or are alleged to have been abused, neglected or have certain medical maladies that require specialized...

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Hopkins County Continues To Have Fewer New COVID Cases Reported Weekly
Oct14

Hopkins County Continues To Have Fewer New COVID Cases Reported Weekly

Five Additional County Residents Confirmed This Month To Have Died From Coronavirus COVID-19 seems to be declining across the state, and the county is not exception; Hopkins County continues to have fewer new cases as well as fewer active cases, but that doesn’t mean COVID-19 is as yet gone from Hopkins County. While it’s as yet unclear whether the reduction in cases is because more people have become vaccinated for the...

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Product Recalls: Infant Rice Cereal, Lidocaine, Dog Food, Trail Mix
Oct14

Product Recalls: Infant Rice Cereal, Lidocaine, Dog Food, Trail Mix

Time to check the fridge and cabinets to see if you have any of the products recalled over the last week due to possible cross contamination, undeclared potential allergens or high levels of some ingredients including infant rice cereal, lidocaine, dog food and trail mix. Baby Rice Cereal While no illnesses related to the product lots had been reported as of Oct. 8, 2021, Maple Island Inc. opted to issue a voluntary recall of three...

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HHS Observes Ombuds Day By Highlighting The Agencies 100 Patient Advocates
Oct14

HHS Observes Ombuds Day By Highlighting The Agencies 100 Patient Advocates

HHS News Release – Oct. 14, 2021 Agency Ombuds Handled More Than 90,000 Inquiries During Past Year AUSTIN – In commemoration of Ombuds Day on Oct. 14, Texas Health and Human Services is highlighting the dedicated work of the agency’s ombudsmen who serve as advocates for people using HHS services and licensed long-term care facilities, and their families. “HHSC works hard to provide critical life-saving and life sustaining...

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Ruth & Jack Gillis Women’s Center Offers 3D Mammography
Oct11

Ruth & Jack Gillis Women’s Center Offers 3D Mammography

Business News: October 11, 2021 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. No Excuses – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Nothing will keep us from making your breast health a priority, whether you need a mammogram, help choosing the right physician or treatment plan, from chemotherapy to radiation to surgery. We provide safe, high-quality care in...

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