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3 COVID-19 Deaths, 25 New Cases & 27 Recoveries Reported Aug. 17, 2021, For Hopkins County
Aug17

3 COVID-19 Deaths, 25 New Cases & 27 Recoveries Reported Aug. 17, 2021, For Hopkins County

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to swell in Hopkins County, with 25 new COVID-19 cases reported Aug. 17, three additional deaths and 27 recoveries reported on Tuesday, 2021. That leaves 244 active COVID-19 cases among Hopkins County residents on Aug. 17. Also across the region, only 1 ICU hospital bed was available on Monday. COVID-19 Deaths Across the state, only 96 new COVID-19 fatalities were recorded by Texas Department of...

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CDC: Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended For Moderately & Severely Immunocompromised Individuals Only
Aug17

CDC: Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended For Moderately & Severely Immunocompromised Individuals Only

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News – August 17, 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 – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Thank you for your patience! Due to a sharp increase in Emergency Room visits as a result of the...

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116th COVID-19 Death, 249 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County
Aug14

116th COVID-19 Death, 249 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise, so too does the fatality rate and the number of COVID patients in the hospital and Northeast Texas. The 116th COVID-19 death and 249 active cases in people with Hopkins County zip codes had been reported as of 1:15 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2021, according to the DSHS COVID-19 Case Count dashboard. On Friday, DSHS reported another Hopkins County resident has died from...

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115th COVID-19 Fatality Confirmed, 203 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County
Aug12

115th COVID-19 Fatality Confirmed, 203 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County

DSHS Resumes Filling Medical Staffing Requests It’s no secret that COVID-19 cases have continued to rising once again in Texas – including Hopkins County. The 7-day state average of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 was 10,332, contributing to the 10,463 in Texas hospitals on Aug. 10. That is nearly 3,000 new confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations reported in the last week, according to Texas Department of State Health...

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Active COVID-19 Case Count In Hopkins County On The Rise
Aug02

Active COVID-19 Case Count In Hopkins County On The Rise

As has been the case across the state and country, the active COVID-19 case county in Hopkins County rose significantly over the last week, but, unlike in some larger cities where hospitals are having to divert COVID-19 patients to other healthcare facilities, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs is still able to accept patients. In fact hospitals in the region continue to be at less than the 15 percent identified by the...

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Cutoffs Will Begin Tuesday For Water Customers Who Have Yet To Address Overdue Bills Accrued Due To COVID-19
Jul15

Cutoffs Will Begin Tuesday For Water Customers Who Have Yet To Address Overdue Bills Accrued Due To COVID-19

Cutoffs will begin Tuesday, July 20, 2021, for Sulphur Springs water customers who have yet to address overdue city utility bills accrued due to COVID-19, Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell reminded Thursday morning. A total of 503 water accounts were behind by 30 days or more, including 29 accounts that were more than 12 months or more past due as Tuesday, April 6, 2021, City staff during the April meeting asked Sulphur...

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COVID-19, State-Wide Teacher Shortages  Impact Sulphur Springs ISD Hiring Process
Jul13

COVID-19, State-Wide Teacher Shortages Impact Sulphur Springs ISD Hiring Process

What started as an unusual school year, thanks to COVID-19, continues to be so for many school districts, where administrators are working to try to fill an unusually high number of positions. Prior to Monday night’s recommendations, Sulphur Springs ISD’s hiring process was still on track, with typically about 60 or so changes annually for the new school year. This July, however, blew that out of the water; SSISD...

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TWC Ends COVID-19-Related Job Refusal Guidance; Standard Health And Safety Guidance Remains In Place
Jun09

TWC Ends COVID-19-Related Job Refusal Guidance; Standard Health And Safety Guidance Remains In Place

News Release AUSTIN – Following the continued economic recovery in Texas and the announcement of Texas opting out of certain Federal Pandemic Unemployment benefits, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is ending job refusal guidance associated with the COVID-19 emergency orders. The guidance for individuals at high risk from COVID-19 were put in place a year ago. The decline in COVID cases in Texas, widespread availability of...

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COVID-19 Disaster Declaration Renewed By Governor
Jun08

COVID-19 Disaster Declaration Renewed By Governor

21 More Confirmed COVID-19 Cases And 12 More Probable Cases Reported For Hopkins County In May Than In April; 12 confirmed cases, 3 Probable Cases Recorded For County During First Week of June The state’s disaster declaration has been renewed by Governor Greg Abbott. The proclamation issued Friday afternoon simply renewed the declaration that the Governor first issued on March 13, 2020, that the “novel coronavirus...

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CHRISTUS Facilities Offer COVID-19 Vaccine, Dermatology and Primary Care
May25

CHRISTUS Facilities Offer COVID-19 Vaccine, Dermatology and Primary Care

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News, May 25, 2021 By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Winnsboro and Sulphur Springs Sulphur Springs, Texas – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. COVID Vaccine Clinic CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs will host a COVID Vaccine Clinic at the...

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