Free COVID-19 testing available in Fort Worth

08/04/2020

Free walk-up COVID-19 testing is available in Fort Worth from August 4-8 at Jarvis High School. Testing will be available without appointment from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium located at 1411 Maydell Street. No advanced registration is required, though all persons being tested will need to have a telephone due to results being returned by phone … Read More

Guests from UTSW highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

08/03/2020

Episode 30 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a COVID-19 vaccine update, plus a detailed look at pandemic’s spread in North Texas. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director of Epidemiology, UT Southwestern; • and Dr. Trish Perl, Chief, Division of Infectious … Read More

#NTXDoesItRight Outreach

07/31/2020

We hope everyone is having a great Friday! We are excited to let you know that Dallas County Health and Human Services has launched a new campaign to promote its COVID-19 community health guidelines. In collaboration with the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and the Dallas Zoo, they have created the #NTXDoesItRight campaign to encourage North Texans to wear a mask … Read More

DFWHC Blog: Three simple words – wear a mask

07/30/2020

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council What is the best way to stimulate the economy? I can tell you in three simple words – wear a mask. As COVID-19 cases dramatically increase in Texas, we are being forced to delay business openings and the North Texas economy continues to suffer. Wearing a mask will prevent the spread of … Read More

“Great Influenza” author and Hall Render guest highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/28/2020

Episode 29 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a comparison of the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic and today’s COVID-19 pandemic, plus a detailed look at telehealth. Guests included: • John M. Barry, bestselling author of “The Great Influenza” • and Christopher Eades, … Read More

“Great Influenza” author John Barry interviewed for Sunday’s “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/23/2020

Check out an excerpt from Sunday’s interview here! American author and historian John M. Barry was interviewed this week as guest of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and KRLD 1080 AM radio program “The Human Side of Health Care.” Barry’s book “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Greatest Pandemic in History” was an influential 2005 bestseller detailing the 1918 … Read More

DFWHC member R-Water detailed on TV for new COVID-19 innovation

07/22/2020

An Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, R-Water, LLC was highlighted on a July 7 TV broadcast on FOX 26 for their work in battling COVID-19 in public spaces. R-Water formed an innovative partnership with Arvika Aerial Tech in order to disinfect flight schools in Houston and New Braunfels. After learning about R-Water, a new generation of non-toxic, yet … Read More

Guests from UTSW and Children’s Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/21/2020

Episode 28 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the latest COVID-19 epidemiology and behavioral health. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director Epidemiology, UT Southwestern; • and Jason Isham, Director Integrated Behavioral Health, Children’s Health. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love and KRLD’s Thomas … Read More

Guests from Children’s Health and Women’s Health Services highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/13/2020

Episode 27 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the COVID-19 prevention and women’s health services. Guests included: • Jason Isham, Director Integrated Behavioral Health, Children’s Health; • Dr. Sheri Puffer, OBGYN, Women’s Health Services; • and Pat Jackson, Director of Infection Prevention … Read More

Mobile COVID-19 test collections over the next three days in Keller

07/09/2020

A mobile COVID-19 test collection site will be available at the Keller Independent School District (ISD) Complex, July 9-11 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Keller ISD complex is located at 500 Pate Orr Rd N, Keller, TX 76248. You will be screened if you have: • Fever or chills; • A cough; • Fatigue; • Body aches; • … Read More