Posts Tagged ‘Infection’

DFWHC announces 5 minutes of silence on Sept. 3

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe 5 minutes of silence on September 3, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 12:05 p.m. in honor of the 18-month anniversary of the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Texas. The gesture will be an opportunity for residents to reflect on the loss of life […]

DFWHC’s Summer 2021 Interlocutor is now available

The Summer 2021 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the dangerous COVID-19 surge taking place across North Texas. You can also read about local hospital vaccine mandates and the 14th Annual Patient Safety Summit. Hard copies will be mailed to […]

DFWHC’s Spring 2021 Interlocutor is now available

The Spring 2021 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the dangerous February snowstorm that pounded North Texas while hospitals, for the most part, were able to avoid its wrath. You can also read about DFWHC’s “Every Shot Counts!” campaign and […]

CMS to host COVID-19 “Vaccine Confidence” webinar on May 13

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) will host the webinar “Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence” on Thursday, May 13 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, CDT. Dr. LaShawn McIver, Director of CMS OMH, will share information on how to address vaccine hesitancy in the community. He will be joined by Dr. […]

COVID-19 vaccine clinic available in Haltom City on Thursday

A COVID-19 community vaccine clinic will be available in Haltom City this Thursday. Partnering with MedStar, the clinic will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post 655. Up to 1,000 vaccines will be available to all eligible adults 18 years of age or older. Registration is preferred and you […]

Vaccine clinic available at Fort Worth’s Mount Moriah Church on Friday

The City of Fort Worth and MedStar will be hosting a one-day COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Friday, April 23 from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m. at the Mount Moriah Church. Up to 1,000 vaccines will be available to all eligible adults 18 years of age or older. Registration is preferred and you can reserve your […]

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 […]

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 […]