Posts Tagged ‘employee safety’

DRC flyer provides the scoop on COVID-19 virtual screenings

The Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) has been working overtime to produce and distribute flyers this week related to COVID-19 testing in the community. As part of an ongoing effort to educate North Texas residents, DRC released a “COVID-19 Virtual Screenings” flyer today. The document details symptoms necessary to utilize area hospitals’ virtual screening capabilities and […]

Should you be tested? Dallas Regional Chamber releases COVID-19 flyer

As part of an ongoing effort to educate the community, the Dallas Regional Chamber released a flyer today detailing COVID-19 drive-thru testing in the community. Working with the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the Dallas Regional Chamber flyer includes information on symptoms for testing, convenient locations and steps to consider. “We would like to thank the […]

DFWHC speaks with FOX 4 on “critical point” in COVID-19 spread

In a news segment on FOX 4, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love was interviewed by David Sentendrey on the current status of the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Love said North Texas needs to flatten the COVID-19 curve in order to preserve the supply of hospital resources including medical masks and bed capacity. […]

Love speaks with D Healthcare on “Shelter-in-Place” order

In a post yesterday on D Magazine’s website, Will Maddox reported on the reasons for the “Shelter-in-Place” order in Dallas County while speaking with DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO Stephen Love. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins on Sunday issued an order requiring county residents to “Shelter in Place.” The order took effect at 11:59 p.m. […]

DEA creates a COVID-19 information page

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released a statement today detailing its new information page that went live this week. The statement: The mission of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Diversion Control Division is to prevent, detect, and investigate the diversion of controlled pharmaceuticals and listed chemicals from legitimate sources while ensuring an adequate and uninterrupted supply […]

DFWHC and the Foundation develop COVID-19 “Tip Sheet”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFWHC Foundation developed a COVID-19 Tip Sheet this week providing information to families in North Texas forced to stay at home due to social distancing and self-quarantine. Created by Dr. Sushma Sharma, the DFWHC Foundation’s director of population health, the one-page document provides helpful information during this healthcare […]

COVID-19 Science Spotlight at Perot Museum posted online

The panel discussion “Science Spotlight: COVID-19” hosted at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science yesterday in Dallas has been posted online. The live-streamed event included panelists: • Dr. John Carlo, CEO of Prism Health North Texas and former president of the Dallas County Medical Association; • Jennifer Finley, RN, NCSN, MPA/HCA, Director of Health […]

CDC releases video detailing who should get tested for COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a video last week detailing what symptoms a patient should be showing before being tested for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Video guest is Dr. Shannon Kasperbauer, an infectious disease expert at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado. You can view the video here.

Carter BloodCare worries about blood supply shortage due to public fears

Dr. Merlyn Sayers, president/CEO of Carter BloodCare released a statement this morning detailing concerns of an impending situation with the community blood supply due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. According to Dr. Sayers, the COVID-19 news has led many companies and schools to cancel their planned blood drives, with little hope of them being rescheduled soon. […]

Drive-through COVID-19 testing to begin for current Parkland patients only

Parkland Health & Hospital System distributed a press release this morning stating that at mid-day today on Monday, March 16, the hospital would offer drive-through COVID-19 testing by appointment only for current Parkland patients who meet the medical criteria with a Parkland physician’s order. Parkland patients can contact the COVID-19 Patient Line at 214-590-8060. While […]