COVID-19 Vaccine information for 16 North Texas counties

04/09/2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all residents in North Texas no matter your age. For information in your county, please click the links below. • Collin County – https://www.collincountytx.gov/healthcare_services/Pages/COVID19vaccines.aspx?thr • Dallas County – https://www.dallascounty.org/covid-19/vaccine-landing.php • Denton County – https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/7c802a848ce04a0999f9831f2ddaaf2e • Ellis County – https://co.ellis.tx.us/1023/COVID-19-Vaccine • Erath County – https://co.erath.tx.us/AlertCenter.aspx?AID=Erath-County-COVID19-Vaccination-Sign-Up-49 • Grayson County – https://www.co.grayson.tx.us/page/Covid.Vaccine • Hood County – … Read More

Dallas announces at-home vaccination program to start April 13

04/08/2021

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 distribution of 500 doses. “For … Read More

The Secret Sauce to overcoming vaccine hesitancy – your local church

04/07/2021

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 Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, … Read More

Just two days until DFWHC and InsMed webinar “Physician and Executive Benefit Expectations”

04/06/2021

It’s just two days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and InsMed Insurance Agency, Inc. webinar “No Cost Opportunity to Address Physician and Executive Benefit Expectations” this Thursday, April 8 from 1:00-2:00 p.m., CDT. Morten Sorensen, the executive vice president of InsMed Insurance Agency, will serve as guest speaker. This complimentary event is a great opportunity to learn how you … Read More

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

04/05/2021

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; • Dr. Mary Hurley, Dermatologist … Read More

Just one week until DFWHC and InsMed webinar “Physician and Executive Benefit Expectations”

04/01/2021

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and InsMed Insurance Agency, Inc. webinar “No Cost Opportunity to Address Physician and Executive Benefit Expectations” on Thursday, April 8 from 1:00-2:00 p.m., CDT. Morten Sorensen, the executive vice president of InsMed Insurance Agency, will serve as guest speaker. This complimentary event is a great opportunity to learn how you … Read More

More than 30,000 vaccinated in Parker County

04/01/2021

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 held one testing day at … Read More

DSHS launches Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler

03/31/2021

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 health services in nearly 200 … Read More