Alcohol Isn’t The Only Thing A Breath Test Can Detect; It Can Now Detect COVID-19 Too
Apr14

Alcohol Isn’t The Only Thing A Breath Test Can Detect; It Can Now Detect COVID-19 Too

Alcohol isn’t the only thing a breath test can detect; COVID-19 can now be detected in less than 3 minutes using a breath sample. Not having to stick a long cotton swab up the nose, have a blood sample drawn or cheek swab to check for the virus sounds great, just don’t expect to see the new diagnostic devices readily available to the average consumer anytime soon – or even some locations that previously conducted...

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USFDA Authorizes Second Booster Dose Of Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines For Ages 50 And Up And Immunocompromised Individuals
Mar29

USFDA Authorizes Second Booster Dose Of Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines For Ages 50 And Up And Immunocompromised Individuals

Today (March 28, 2022), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a second booster dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for older people and certain immunocompromised individuals. The FDA previously authorized a single booster dose for certain immunocompromised individuals following completion of a three-dose primary vaccination series. This makes a second booster dose of both vaccines available...

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs No Longer Offering COVID Vaccine Clinic
Feb28

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs No Longer Offering COVID Vaccine Clinic

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital -Sulphur Springs Business News By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, February 28, 2022 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. In honor of American Heart Month – the month of February – we encourage you to check...

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13 Hopkins County COVID Deaths So Far In 2022, 166 Since March 2020
Feb11

13 Hopkins County COVID Deaths So Far In 2022, 166 Since March 2020

While many states and countries are lowering and, in some cases, even eliminating COVID-19 restrictions altogether, the virus has surged in other areas. After almost 2 full years, many have become weary of the extra precautions, whether required vaccinations, frequent testing, booster shots, masking, lockdowns, restricted gatherings or frequent sanitizing and extra cleansing with virus-killing substances. Health care and educational...

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Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered Feb. 9 By Hopkins County Emergency Management
Feb09

Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered Feb. 9 By Hopkins County Emergency Management

Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 9, 2022, by Hopkins County Emergency Management at 128-A Jefferson Street in Sulphur Springs. Booster vaccines will also be available at the event. The clinic is for adults, students and children 5 and older. No insurance is required, but a parent or guardian must attend with children. Register in person at the event.

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Partners With NETX Public Health District To Offer Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations
Feb07

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Partners With NETX Public Health District To Offer Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations

Sulphur Springs, Texas, February 7, 2022 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs will be partnering with Northeast Texas Public Health District to provide COVID vaccinations for children ages 5 through 11. The vaccine clinic will be held in the MMU tent located in the parking lot north of the hospital (between Dr. Arnecke and Podiatry offices) from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. during the week of February 7. The second vaccine in...

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COVID-19 Vaccinations For Children Ages 5-11 Offered In MMU Tent Each Morning This Week
Jan31

COVID-19 Vaccinations For Children Ages 5-11 Offered In MMU Tent Each Morning This Week

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News –January 31, 2022 By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] COVID Testing at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinics | Urgent Care Due to a shortage of COVID testing supplies, we unfortunately cannot guarantee that rapid tests will be available.  If rapid tests are not available, we will be able...

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FDA Approves Second COVID-19 Vaccine
Jan31

FDA Approves Second COVID-19 Vaccine

News Release – Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 Moderna To Be Marketed as Spikevax COVID-19 Vaccine For Ages 18+ Today (Jan. 31, 2022), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a second COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine; the approved vaccine will be marketed as Spikevax for the prevention of COVID-19 in individuals 18 years of age and older.  Key points Spikevax meets the FDA’s rigorous...

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Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered Feb. 1 By Hopkins County Emergency Management
Jan28

Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered Feb. 1 By Hopkins County Emergency Management

Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, by Hopkins County Emergency Management at 128-A Jefferson Street in Sulphur Springs. Booster vaccines will also be available at the event. The clinic is for adults, students and children 5 and older. No insurance is required, but a parent or guardian must attend with children. Register in person at the event.

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Love And The Effects Of COVID
Jan26

Love And The Effects Of COVID

Johanna Hicks, Family & Community Health Extension Agent, Hopkins County By Johanna Hicks, Texas AgriLife Extension Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected] Interesting articles and e-mails often cross my desk.  As a strong advocate for healthy marriages, a recent interview with Brad Wilcox, Director of the National Marriage Project, University of Virginia, brought some interesting information to...

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