Posts Tagged ‘medstar’

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 […]

DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing fear of calling 9-1-1

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website titled “Americans’ Fear of Seeking Medical Care During Covid-19.” With the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S., Love’s blog details the frightening drop in 9-1-1 calls due to residents’ fear of contracting the virus. “Unexpectedly, many people suddenly […]

Data shows alarming 9-1-1 trends for EMS calls during COVID-19 pandemic

MedStar dropped a press release this week detailing the continue of alarming trends during the COVID-19 pandemic preventing people from calling 9-1-1. Simply put – residents are scared to death! Statistics for cardiac arrest are trending in an unhealthy direction, with an increase in residents having died at the scene and decreases in treatment for […]