Posts Tagged ‘coronavirus’

Tarrant County COVID-19 vaccine registration sites open this weekend – volunteers needed

Tarrant County has announced three COVID-19 vaccine registration sites will be open this weekend. On Friday, April 9, there will be two sites available at Brighter Outlook Inc. and the Saginaw Community Center. On Saturday, April 10 a registration site will be open at the El Rancho Supermercado store on North Main Street. Saginaw Community […]

Dallas announces at-home vaccination program to start April 13

The City of Dallas announced yesterday it is partnering with the Visiting Nurse Association of Texas (VNA) for a program to vaccinate area residents who lack transportation to reach vaccine hubs or pharmacies. Dallas Fire-Rescue employees and VNA staff will vaccinate homebound residents with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The program will begin with the […]

The Secret Sauce to overcoming vaccine hesitancy – your local church

Excerpted from a Stateline article by Christine Vestal Nationwide, efforts to vaccinate people at churches and other trusted locations in targeted communities appears to be gaining momentum. MedStar Mobile Healthcare, a Fort Worth, Texas, regional emergency medical service, hit what leaders there considered a home run recently, vaccinating 757 people in a single day at […]

Guests from Parkland and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 14 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The timely discussion focused on regional data predictions on COVID-19 and upcoming summer skin protection. Guests included: • Steve Miff, President/CEO at Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation; […]

More than 30,000 vaccinated in Parker County

A Parker County Emergency Management Services Coordinator announced last week more than 30,000 had been vaccinated in Parker County, which accounts for part of the reason COVID-19 numbers have dropped, according to an update given to commissioners. The Parker County Hospital District posts vaccine appointments every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Last week, the county only […]

DSHS launches Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler

As Texas opens COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone age 16 and older, the Texas Department of State Health Services is launching the Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler. The scheduler gives people one place to sign up for a COVID-19 shot through multiple public health departments, including the eight DSHS public health regions, which provide public […]

Guests from Parkland highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 13 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The timely discussion focused on pregnancy and COVID-19, including the pressing question, “Is it safe for a pregnant woman to receive the vaccination?” Guests included: • Dr. […]

Fight for Air Climb Texas event set for April 17 in Arlington

The American Lung Association will be hosting its annual Fight for Air Climb Event for the North Texas area on April 17 at the Globe Life Park in Arlington at 8:00 a.m., CDT. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Air Climb will take place outside. The popular stair climb event is re-imagined for a […]