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

Sometimes all it takes is an invitation – Have you ever donated blood?

06/07/2021

Share this information with your affinity groups: your book club, neighborhood HOA and workout buddies. Blood banking research indicates one of the key reasons for not donating blood is “No one ever asked me.” If all it takes is an invitation for you to donate blood, consider yourself invited now. If you’re reading this, please give thought to donating blood, … Read More

Vaccine Clinic available at Haltom City on May 6

05/04/2021

Haltom City and MedStar will be hosting a one-day COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday, May 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post 655. Up to 1,000 Moderna vaccines will be available to all eligible adults 18 years of age or older. Registration is preferred but not required. You can reserve your vaccine at https://usa.quickscreen.health/medstar-vaccination#/screening. For … Read More

Vaccine Clinic available at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church on Friday

04/29/2021

The City of Fort Worth and MedStar will be hosting a one-day COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Friday, April 30 from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m. at the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Up to 1,000 vaccines will be available to all eligible adults 18 years of age or older. The first and second dose of Moderna vaccines will be available. … Read More

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

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

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