COVID-19 vaccine clinic available in Haltom City on Thursday

04/20/2021

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 can reserve your vaccine at … Read More

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

04/19/2021

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 vaccine at https://usa.quickscreen.health/medstar-vaccination#/. Walk-ups are … Read More

Dallas’ in-home COVID vaccine program to start next week

04/15/2021

Dallas’ first in-home COVID-19 vaccine program for the city’s residents has been rescheduled to start next week following the delay due to federal fears of the new Johnson & Johnson shots. The project will be administered by members of Dallas Fire-Rescue and the Visiting Nurse Association of Dallas, utilizing the Moderna vaccines. Residents enrolled in the Meals on Wheels will … 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

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

06/16/2020

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 feared seeking medical treatment because … Read More

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

05/07/2020

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 victims at area hospitals. The … Read More