Hopkins County COVID-19 Testing Update: 991 Negative, 67 Positive, 73 Pending
Jul03

Hopkins County COVID-19 Testing Update: 991 Negative, 67 Positive, 73 Pending

Hopkins County saw a surge in COVID-19 cases over the last 8 days with 17 additional COVID-19 cases recorded since June 24, according to data compiled by Hopkins County Hospital District/EMS COO Brent Smith at 5:30 p.m. July 2 and posted around 11 p.m. July 2 on the Hopkins County Emergency Management Facebook page. Of the 67 confirmed cases, 15 were reported week, 8 on June 30 and 7 July 2, and one each of June 25 and 26....

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Governor’s Order, Proclamation Require Face  Coverings In Public, Restrict Social Gatherings
Jul02

Governor’s Order, Proclamation Require Face Coverings In Public, Restrict Social Gatherings

Hopkins County Judge Has Filed For An Exemption To Opt Out Of Requirements Governor Greg Abbott July 2 issued another Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with a few exceptions. Local authorities say Hopkins County meets the terms for the exemption. Governor Greg Abbott discusses GA-29 and the proclamation filed at...

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July 2, 2020 Update: 15 New Hopkins County COVID-19 Cases This Week, 26 Active Cases
Jul02

July 2, 2020 Update: 15 New Hopkins County COVID-19 Cases This Week, 26 Active Cases

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 2, reported they’d been notified of 7 more new positive COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours. That’s following a report of 8 new cases earlier this week. The county said they received 6 reports yesterday and 1 additional report today, for a total of 15 new Hopkins County COVID-19 cases this week. That brings the totals at this time to 67 cases...

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CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Offers School Physicals
Jul01

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Offers School Physicals

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Weekly Business News CHRISTUS’ South Broadway Street Urgent Care Clinic To Reopen July 6; Pat Zeigler Recognized With Daisy Award By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS® Mother Frances Hospital – Winnsboro, CHRISTUS® Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Sulphur Springs, Texas, June 30, 2020 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has...

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Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 8 New Positive Cases Reported June 30
Jun30

Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 8 New Positive Cases Reported June 30

Newsom: CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Still Has Room In COVID-19 Unit The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, reported they’d received notification of 8 new positive COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County. That makes a total of 59 positive cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began in MidMarch, including 41 Hopkins County residents who have recovered. That leaves 18 active cases of...

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Hopkins County COVID-19 Report June 26: One New Positive Case, 11 Additional Recoveries
Jun26

Hopkins County COVID-19 Report June 26: One New Positive Case, 11 Additional Recoveries

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team on Friday evening, June 26 reported 1 new confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County and several new recoveries. This makes a total of 52 positive cases since the pandemic began in MidMarch, and a total of 41 patients confirmed to have recovered from coronavirus. That leaves 11 active cases. Judge Robert Newsom reported the Governor’s order issued today placed responsibility...

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Governor Limits Some Businesses, Services Following Statewide Spikes In COVID-19 Case
Jun26

Governor Limits Some Businesses, Services Following Statewide Spikes In COVID-19 Case

Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued another executive order in response to the recent spikes in COVID-19 cases across the state. The order places limits on some businesses, such as bars, and services such as water and outdoor activities. Governor Greg Abbott issues an executive order limiting some businesses and services in response to the spike in COVID-19 cases across the state this week. “As I said from the start, if the...

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State Corrects Prior Report, Confirms No Hopkins County COVID-19 Deaths
Jun25

State Corrects Prior Report, Confirms No Hopkins County COVID-19 Deaths

Despite earlier reports from the state, state and local officials confirm there have been no Hopkins County COVID-19 deaths. Both deaths had been removed from their reporting system by 4 p.m. today. Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 5 p.m. reported one new case and 10 additional recoveries. However, at that point, HCEMT was still waiting for official confirmation that the two state reported COVID-19 deaths were incorrect. A...

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June 25th: Hopkins County  COVID-19 Report: One New Positive Case, 10 Recoveries
Jun25

June 25th: Hopkins County COVID-19 Report: One New Positive Case, 10 Recoveries

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team gave a quick update on the status of COVID-19 cases Thursday afternoon (June 25th). One new positive case was confirmed in Hopkins County and 10 new recoveries were reported at this time. This makes a total of 51 positive cases since the pandemic began, but a total of 30 of those are confrimed recovered. This leaves 21 active cases. When asked about local hospital capacity, the Emergency...

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New Equipment, Vehicle Updates Approved For Hopkins County EMS
Jun25

New Equipment, Vehicle Updates Approved For Hopkins County EMS

Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors considered four capital expenditure requests and a contract renewal. New equipment purchases and vehicle updates were approved for Hopkins County EMS, along with a modified EMS contract with Franklin County. Hopkins County Hospital District COO/ EMS Director Brent Smith Lucas Devices HCHD COO/Hopkins County EMS Director Brent Smith asked the board to consider the purchase of three...

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