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Meal A Day Menu For May 10-14, 2021
May09

Meal A Day Menu For May 10-14, 2021

The meals are prepared at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center five days a week for Meal A Day program recipients. The Meal A Day Menu for May 10-14, 2021, includes: Monday – Chicken Parmesan, Penne Pasta, Italian Vegetables and Garlic BreadTuesday – Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Normandy Vegetables and RollWednesday – Cheesy Beef and Potato Casserole, Green Beans and CornThursday – Chicken Pot Pie, Cranberry Sauce...

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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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TWC Releases Guidance on Overpayments Related To Identity Theft
May04

TWC Releases Guidance on Overpayments Related To Identity Theft

May 4, 2021 News Release Austin – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is issuing guidance to individuals who receive notices of overpayment due to identity theft, to clarify the best way to respond to such instances. Identity theft is on the rise, and scammers are targeting Texans, using stolen information to attempt to gain further information. While TWC identifies and locks down most fraudulent applications, it is possible in...

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Updated Meal A Day Menu For May 3-7, 2021
May03

Updated Meal A Day Menu For May 3-7, 2021

The meals are prepared at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center five days a week for Meal A Day program recipients. The Meal A Day Menu for May 4-7, 2021, includes (with Tuesday’s main entrée updated): * Tuesday – Spaghetti, Italian Vegetables and Garlic SticksWednesday – Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas, Refried Beans, Tossed Salad, and Chips and SalsaThursday – Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans and a RollFriday –...

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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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SSPD Scam Alert: Beware Of Callers Threatening Warrants Or Jail If Money, Preloaded Gift Or Debit Cards Are Not Shipped
Apr29

SSPD Scam Alert: Beware Of Callers Threatening Warrants Or Jail If Money, Preloaded Gift Or Debit Cards Are Not Shipped

Police Recover $26,400 Of More Than $60,000 Taken As A Result of Phone Scams Sulphur Springs Police Department investigators warn residents to beware of callers threatening warrants or jail time if money or gift cards aren’t mailed or shipped immediately. Also, don’t send money if notified of a supposed prize award, such as a vehicle or large amount of money. Police emphasize these are scams, designed primarily to take...

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State Securities Board: Beware Unregistered Online Platforms Offering “Investment Plans”
Apr28

State Securities Board: Beware Unregistered Online Platforms Offering “Investment Plans”

News Release – April 28, 2021 AUSTIN – The Texas State Securities Board is warning investors about unregistered online platforms defrauding the public through the sale of so-called “investment plans.” These investment plans often sound appealing – they tend to be tied to blockchain technology, artificial intelligence or foreign currency and promise guaranteed returns paid over very short terms. In many instances, however,...

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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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Meal A Day Menu For April 26-30, 2021
Apr26

Meal A Day Menu For April 26-30, 2021

The Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center has reopened, after being closed for more than a year due to COVID-19 precautions. The Meal A Day Menu for April 26-30, 2021, includes: Monday – Apricot Glazed Chicken, Rice, Candied Carrots, Broccoli and Cheese Tuesday – Rope Sausage, Navy Beans, Cornbread and Green Tomato RelishWednesday – Chicken Spaghetti, English Peas, Garlic Toast and SaladThursday – Soft Beef Tacos, Lettuce....

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