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Press Release: Hopkins County EMS and CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs Announce a New Resource for Our Medical Community
Aug08

Press Release: Hopkins County EMS and CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs Announce a New Resource for Our Medical Community

(Sulphur Springs, TX)- Hopkins County EMS and CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs is pleased to announce that we are now a host agency and operator of a State Emergency Medical Task Force AMBUS. The AMBUS is a multi-patient transport vehicle similar to the ambulances that Hopkins County EMS operates. The AMBUS can carry up to 20 patients lying supine and the patients can receive treatment while transporting from a large...

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Hopkins County EMS Replacing Unit; Transports Increasing
Feb28

Hopkins County EMS Replacing Unit; Transports Increasing

Hopkins County EMS will be replacing Medic 7, a 1998 truck, with a new unit following a vote of the Hopkins County Hospital District Board. The hospital district continues ownership of EMS services for Hopkins, Delta, and Franklin Counties. The new unit will cost $168,000. EMS transports are increasing in the three county area. Currently those numbers are above target numbers expected by EMS personnel. January was the busiest month...

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Franklin County Commissioners Sign Agreement for Hopkins County EMS Services
Jul15

Franklin County Commissioners Sign Agreement for Hopkins County EMS Services

Franklin County Commissioners Court signed an agreement with Hopkins County Hospital District to provide ambulance serve to Franklin County. The agreement comes after an attempt last year to provide the service but, at that time, the commissioners voted to utilize Titus Regional Hospital services. This year, they are choosing Hopkins County EMS. The agreement calls for long term service. According to Franklin County Judge Scott Lee,...

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Hopkins County EMS Receives AHA Mission:Lifeline EMS Gold Award
May20

Hopkins County EMS Receives AHA Mission:Lifeline EMS Gold Award

Hopkins County EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Hopkins County EMS provides 9-1-1 ambulances to approximately 6500 requests for service annually in Hopkins and Delta Counties in Northeast Texas. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial...

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Hopkins County EMS Receives American Heart Association Lifeline Silver Award
Jul16

Hopkins County EMS Receives American Heart Association Lifeline Silver Award

Hopkins County EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Brent Smith, Director of EMS at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital said Hopkins County EMS is dedicated to making our EMS agency among the best in the country, and AHA’s Lifeline program is helping us accomplish...

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Hopkins County EMS Receives American Heart Association Award
Jul01

Hopkins County EMS Receives American Heart Association Award

Hopkins County EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Hopkins County EMS provides 911 ambulances to approximately 6500 requests for service annually in Hopkins and Delta Counties in Northeast Texas. “EMTs and paramedics play a vital part in the system of care for those who have...

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Hopkins County EMS Passionately Pink For The Cure
Oct02
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New Equipment, Vehicle Updates Approved For Hopkins County EMS
Jun25

New Equipment, Vehicle Updates Approved For Hopkins County EMS

Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors considered four capital expenditure requests and a contract renewal. New equipment purchases and vehicle updates were approved for Hopkins County EMS, along with a modified EMS contract with Franklin County. Hopkins County Hospital District COO/ EMS Director Brent Smith Lucas Devices HCHD COO/Hopkins County EMS Director Brent Smith asked the board to consider the purchase of three...

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SSHS Students Herd, Lopez Recognized For Creating Logos For Hopkins County EMS
Jan17

SSHS Students Herd, Lopez Recognized For Creating Logos For Hopkins County EMS

Hopkins County EMS Director Brent Smith, Osiel Lopez, HCEMS C Shift Lt. Megan Boyles and Capt. Jeff Sanderson, and Katie Beth Herd Sulphur Springs High School graphic design students Katie Beth Herd and Osiel Lopez Friday were presented with cash awards for submitting the designs selected by Hopkins County EMS as their new logos. Herd was awarded at $250 honorarium check for her first place logo and Lopez received a $125 honorarium...

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Hopkins County EMS: Ambulance, Vehicle Collision On Hillcrest Drive Resulted In No Serious Injuries
Dec02

Hopkins County EMS: Ambulance, Vehicle Collision On Hillcrest Drive Resulted In No Serious Injuries

Hopkins County Emergency Medical Services ambulances An ambulance and another vehicle collided Saturday afternoon on Hillcrest Drive. No one sustained serious injuries as a result of the crash, according to Hopkins County Director of EMS Brent Smith. The mobile intensive care ambulance unit reportedly had a patient on board and was headed to CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs when the crash occurred at the intersection...

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