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COVID-19 Continues To Rise, With 578 Active Cases In Hopkins County On Jan. 14
Jan14

COVID-19 Continues To Rise, With 578 Active Cases In Hopkins County On Jan. 14

As has been the case across the country, state and world, COVID-19 cases have continued to surge in Hopkins County this week. Over the past four days alone, new cases have far outpaced recoveries with only 24 recoveries and 157 new COVID cases, which coupled with the 174 new cases reported Jan. 1-7, 2022, leaves 578 Hopkins County resident who still actively had COVID-19 on Thursday, Jan. 13, according to Texas Department of State...

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Diabetes Education Sessions To Be Held At 1:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 17, 21, 24 & 28
Jan13

Diabetes Education Sessions To Be Held At 1:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 17, 21, 24 & 28

AgriLife Extension Also Offering Feb. 19 Marriage Education Workshop Johanna Hicks By Johanna Hicks, Family & Community Health Extension Agent, [email protected] Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides great opportunities in the areas of Family & Community Health, Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H & Youth Development, and Community Development. One of the banner programs offered by Extension is diabetes...

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AgriLife Extension To Offer Marriage And Diabetes Education Sessions
Jan12

AgriLife Extension To Offer Marriage And Diabetes Education Sessions

Johanna Hicks By Johanna Hicks, Family & Community Health Extension Agent, [email protected] Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides great opportunities in the areas of Family & Community Health, Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H & Youth Development, and Community Development. One of the banner programs offered by Extension is diabetes education. Keep reading for more information. Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes...

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COVID Transmission Rates Across The US, Texas, Hopkins County Continue To Be High
Jan12

COVID Transmission Rates Across The US, Texas, Hopkins County Continue To Be High

COVID transmission rates across the Country, state and county continue to be high this week, increasing 2.7 percent across the United States over the past 7 days compared to the previous 7, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A total of 627,752 active cases were reported in Texas, including 483 Hopkins County residents who actively had COVID-19 at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, according to Texas Department of State...

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Jan. 12 Deadline For Rural Hospitals, Nursing Facilities To Apply For ARPA COVID-19 Funding
Jan11

Jan. 12 Deadline For Rural Hospitals, Nursing Facilities To Apply For ARPA COVID-19 Funding

AUSTIN – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is reminding rural hospitals and nursing facilities in Texas to apply for $128 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funding to help pay for critical staffing needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Jan. 12. “We’re encouraging health care providers who have worked so hard in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of this...

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FDA Shortens Interval For Booster Dose of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to 5 Months
Jan07

FDA Shortens Interval For Booster Dose of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to 5 Months

FDA News Release – Jan. 7, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to shorten the time between the completion of a primary series of the vaccine and a booster dose to at least 5 months for individuals 18 years of age and older. “The country is in the middle of a wave of the highly contagious omicron variant, which spreads more rapidly than...

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Extension Addresses Family Nutrition
Jan05

Extension Addresses Family Nutrition

This is a continuation of program impact summaries provided by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service during 2021 in Hopkins County. This week focuses on the Better Living for Texans/Family Nutrition program area. Johanna Hicks, Extension Agent By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Hopkins County Family & Community Health Agent, [email protected] Relevance In Hopkins County, approximately 4,010 receive...

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Voluntary Nationwide Recall Issued For 1 Lot Of Clobetasol Propionate Ointment USP, 0.05%
Jan04

Voluntary Nationwide Recall Issued For 1 Lot Of Clobetasol Propionate Ointment USP, 0.05%

Hawthorne, NY ─ Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (“Taro” or the “Company”) has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of one lot of Clobetasol Propionate Ointment USP, 0.05% packaged in 60 g tubes, to the consumer level. Clobetasol Propionate Ointment USP, 0.05% is indicated for the relief of inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid responsive dermatoses and is packaged in 60 g aluminum tubes with polypropylene...

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Community Health Day Being Held January 22, 2022
Jan04

Community Health Day Being Held January 22, 2022

Community Health DayIn partnership with CHRISTUS Health, Columbia Lodge #81 invites you to attend an eventaimed to build a community that is more secure, productive, healthy, and hopeful. We will havelocal experts speaking on a variety of health-related topics that will educate and empowercommunity members to take charge of their own health and well-being. The event will be heldSaturday, January 22, 2022 from 8am to 12pm at the HW...

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CHRISTUS Health, Columbia Lodge #81 partner To Host Community Health Day Event
Jan03

CHRISTUS Health, Columbia Lodge #81 partner To Host Community Health Day Event

Sulphur Springs, Texas, January 3, 2022 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs. [email protected] Community Health Day In partnership with CHRISTUS Health, Columbia Lodge #81 invites you to attend an event aimed to build a community that is more secure, productive, healthy, and hopeful. We will have local...

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