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AG’s Consumer Alert: Be Cautious When Purchasing Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids
May07

AG’s Consumer Alert: Be Cautious When Purchasing Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

News Release, May 7, 2021 AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today warned Texans to be cautious when considering buying from companies selling over-the-counter hearing aids, particularly online or by mail order. Many hearing devices sold this way are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are deceptively marketed as medical hearing devices when they contain low-quality amplifiers. Texans should remember...

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Paxton Intervenes in CDC’s Shut-Down of the Cruise Industry
May06

Paxton Intervenes in CDC’s Shut-Down of the Cruise Industry

AG NEWS RELEASE, May 6, 2021 AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a motion to intervene in Florida’s case against the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for their series of unlawful orders that brought the cruise industry to a halt. The CDC issued a series of “no-sailing” or “conditional-sailing” orders that crippled the...

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Centers for Kidney Care Now Open In Sulphur Springs
May04

Centers for Kidney Care Now Open In Sulphur Springs

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News May 4, 2021 By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS® Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs/Winnsboro Sulphur Springs, Texas – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Inspiring Hope through Healing National Hospital Week is May 9-15, and is an opportunity to highlight...

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Hopkins County Health Care Foundation Purchases Panda Warmers For The Labor And Delivery Unit
May04

Hopkins County Health Care Foundation Purchases Panda Warmers For The Labor And Delivery Unit

Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation News Panda Warmer By Shannon Barker, Executive Director, Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation Sulphur Springs, Texas, May 3, 2021 – It’s 6 weeks post Gala Unmasked and the Hopkins County Health Care Foundation is delighted to announce the purchase of 5 new iRes Bedded Panda Warmers for the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Sulphur Springs Labor and Delivery Unit. Members of the Health Care...

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Paxton Sues Biden Administration Over Dictating Texas Tax Policy In Federal COVID-19 Relief Law
May04

Paxton Sues Biden Administration Over Dictating Texas Tax Policy In Federal COVID-19 Relief Law

PRESS RELEASE May 4, 2021 AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration over a provision in the federal government’s American Rescue Plan Act. Though the Act generally assists Texans recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, one provision — the Tax Mandate — specifically demands that Texas not use funds received through the Act to “directly or indirectly” offset tax revenue reduction caused by...

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HHSC: Texas Decreases Use Of Antipsychotic Drugs In Nursing Facilities
Apr30

HHSC: Texas Decreases Use Of Antipsychotic Drugs In Nursing Facilities

Statewide Effort Improves Long-Term Care Residents’ Well-Being, According To State Officials AUSTIN – Texas has decreased its use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing facilities by 58 percent – more than any other state, according to a report from the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes. “Reducing the use of these medications directly improves the quality of residents’ life in nursing facilities, and...

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CMFH-SS Hosts May 1 Blood Drive In Response To Worst Blood Shortage In Decades
Apr29

CMFH-SS Hosts May 1 Blood Drive In Response To Worst Blood Shortage In Decades

Sulphur Springs, Texas, April 29, 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 – Winnsboro/Sulphur Springs The current blood shortage is the worst in decades – We need your help! Carter BloodCare is hosting a blood drive in the CBC bus at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital –...

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American Legion, VFW Hosting May 1 Blood Drive
Apr29

American Legion, VFW Hosting May 1 Blood Drive

American Legion Post 66 and VFW Post 8560 will host a blood drive in the Carter BloodCare bus in Brookshire’s parking lot May 1, 2021 American Legion Post 66 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8560 are hosting the Carter BloodCare bus Saturday in Brookshire’s parking lot, 809 Gilmer St. in Sulphur Springs. The May 1 blood drive will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to Carter BloodCare, more than 3,500 blood...

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CHRISTUS Facilities Offer COVID Vaccines, Pain Management, Digestive Health Services
Apr28

CHRISTUS Facilities Offer COVID Vaccines, Pain Management, Digestive Health Services

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News, April 28, 2021 By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Winnsboro and Sulphur Springs Sulphur Springs, Texas – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. The current blood shortage is the worst in decades – We need your help! Carter BloodCare is...

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COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available At Cody Drug, April 28 Clinic At Hospital
Apr27

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available At Cody Drug, April 28 Clinic At Hospital

109th COVID-19 Hopkins County Fatality Reported While the number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Hopkins County continues to dwindle as more COVID-19 vaccines become available, the virus has not been eradicated in Hopkins County. Not only are people still contracting the virus, one additional Hopkins County resident’s death has been confirmed to be the result of COVID-19 — the 109th COVID-19 fatality reported for Hopkins...

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