Tickets now available to DFWHC’s virtual Annual Awards Luncheon on October 20

09/21/2021

Tickets are now available to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) virtual 73rd Annual Awards Luncheon on October 20. Taking place from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., the program will feature none other than Jim Craig as the keynote speaker, the goalkeeper of the U.S. Olympic “Miracle on Ice” hockey team. The in-person Annual Awards Luncheon was cancelled this year due … Read More

Jim Craig to serve as keynote at DFWHC virtual Annual Awards Luncheon on Oct. 20

09/17/2021

Do you believe in miracles? The keynote speaker of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) virtual 73rd Annual Awards Luncheon on October 20 most certainly does. It will be none other than Jim Craig, the goalkeeper of the U.S. Olympic “Miracle on Ice” hockey team. Called the backbone of a team that accomplished one of the most memorable sports victories of … Read More

North Texas county judges named the 2021 recipients of DFWHC’s Annual Distinguished Health Service Award

09/16/2021

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today the 2021 recipients of its annual awards with 17 North Texas county judges to receive the Distinguished Health Service Award; Christopher McLarty, associate vice president and chief nursing officer, ambulatory services at UT Southwestern Medical Center, named the Young Healthcare Executive of the Year; and three board members at Baylor Scott & White … Read More

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

Texas to open COVID-19 vaccination to all adults on March 29

03/24/2021

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced yesterday that all adults will now be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, March 29. DSHS expects vaccine supplies to increase as soon as next week. The state’s Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel recommended opening vaccination to everyone to protect as many Texans as possible. “We are closing in on … Read More

North Texas Healthcare Coverage Collaborative launches to address growing number of uninsured residents

03/18/2021

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (UWMD), the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council and the Dallas County Enroll North Texas ACA Coalition announced the launch of the North Texas Healthcare Coverage Collaborative (NTHCC), an innovative collaboration formed to address the growing number of uninsured North Texans, as a result of COVD-19, by providing financial assistance to maintain healthcare insurance coverage. The W.W. … Read More

Collin County reopens COVID-19 vaccine registration

03/15/2021

Collin County announced Friday it would reopen its vaccine appointment portal for any person eligible for Phase 1A, Phase 1B and all teachers. The county had previously announced last month it would pause processing new registrations due to an imbalance of available doses and demand for them. The COVID-19 vaccine waitlist had been shut down with a total of 275,056 … Read More