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

Carter BloodCare: Oh, those positive Os! Seeking blood donors with the most common type

08/31/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced in June that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! Oh, those positive Os: Seeking … Read More

Carter BloodCare: Who might receive my blood donation? A spotlight on cancer patients

08/04/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced in June that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! Cancer patients are often in … Read More

NTX blood shortage the worst in decades – Transfusions maintain health and save lives

07/14/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced last month that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! Kelly Bernard, RN, BSN, PCCN, … Read More

NTX blood shortage the worst in decades – Does your health benefit from giving blood?

06/16/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced last month that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post weekly blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! We have reported there is … 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

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