Posts Tagged ‘coronavirus’

Free COVID-19 testing in Fort Worth

Free walk-up COVID-19 testing is available in Fort Worth from August 4-8 at Jarvis High School. Testing will be available without appointment from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium located at 1411 Maydell Street. No advanced registration is required, though all persons being tested will need to have a telephone due to […]

Nominations for virtual Employee of the Year event due this week!

Nominations for this year’s virtual DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Employee of the Year Luncheon are due this Friday, August 7. All nominees and recipients will be honored with a dramatic presentation to debut September 21. The DFWHC Foundation has also added the new category “COVID-19 Heroes.” This category will honor all nominees online and […]

#NTXDoesItRight Outreach

We hope everyone is having a great Friday! We are excited to let you know that Dallas County Health and Human Services has launched a new campaign to promote its COVID-19 community health guidelines. In collaboration with the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and the Dallas Zoo, they have created the #NTXDoesItRight campaign to encourage North […]

Foundation Blog – Supporting a successful recovery

Blog by Jen Miff, President, DFWHC Foundation While we work together to optimize our regions’ immediate and continued pandemic response, it is critical to also keep an eye toward longer-term objectives that will support a successful recovery. Even as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has facilitated collaboration and cooperation […]

“Great Influenza” author and Hall Render guest highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 29 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a comparison of the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic and today’s COVID-19 pandemic, plus a detailed look at telehealth. Guests included: • John M. Barry, bestselling author of “The Great […]

Guests from UTSW and Children’s Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 28 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the latest COVID-19 epidemiology and behavioral health. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director Epidemiology, UT Southwestern; • and Jason Isham, Director Integrated Behavioral Health, Children’s Health. DFWHC President/CEO […]

DFWHC’s Summer Interlocutor is now available

The summer edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the ongoing developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Texas. You can also read about the new virtual presentations of the DFWHC Foundation’s Patient Safety Summit and Employee of the Year Luncheon. […]

Guests from Children’s Health and Women’s Health Services highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 27 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the COVID-19 prevention and women’s health services. Guests included: • Jason Isham, Director Integrated Behavioral Health, Children’s Health; • Dr. Sheri Puffer, OBGYN, Women’s Health Services; • and Pat […]

Nominations to virtual Employee of the Year Luncheon due Aug. 7

This year’s Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon has gone virtual, with a dramatic presentation to be released September 21. Nominations will remain open until Friday, August 7. The DFWHC Foundation also added the new category “COVID-19 Heroes.” This specific category will honor all nominees online and will remain open to submissions through January 31, […]