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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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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Time Change, Shortage Of Testing Supplies Reported For CHRISTUS Facilities
Jan25

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Time Change, Shortage Of Testing Supplies Reported For CHRISTUS Facilities

Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] COVID Testing at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinics | Urgent Care COVID Test 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 to send out a COVID PCR test, which typically results in 2 days, but could take up...

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs And NETX Public Health District Partner To Offer Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines
Jan25

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs And NETX Public Health District Partner To Offer Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines

Holly Ragan, Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, January 25, 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...

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4 Free At-Home Rapid Antigen COVID-19 Tests Can Be Ordered Online
Jan18

4 Free At-Home Rapid Antigen COVID-19 Tests Can Be Ordered Online

Several local residents have reported difficulties finding free COVID tests or scheduling free COVID tests. In the US, residents can now order online four tests to be shipped free at the end of January to residential addresses through the post office for those who request them. One type of COVID-19 test kit that can purchased This is not for individuals who immediately need COVID-19 tests, but those who wish to order them online to...

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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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Several Area Schools Closed Following COVID-19 Surge
Jan13

Several Area Schools Closed Following COVID-19 Surge

Regardless of your opinions regarding COVID-19 and vaccinations, the virus has definitely taken a toll on local school districts this week, further taxing staff who were already feeling the stress caused as illnesses swept from classrooms to campuses and across districts. Many school districts in the area on Wednesday and Thursday announced plans for their schools will be closed through Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and are set to...

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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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