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Christus Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs News

By Holly Ragan 

Sulphur Springs, Texas, February 28, 2022  CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. In honor of American Heart Month – the month of February – we encourage you to check on your heart!

You can have a Coronary Calcium Screening for a flat rate of $75. To see if you require a referral and schedule, call our team at 903.438.4543. It could save your life.

Events

Local Fitness Court – Grand Opening

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital: Sulphur Springs is a proud supporter of the new local Outdoor Fitness Court located in Pacific Park. Please join us for a ribbon-cutting and demonstration on Friday, March 11, at approximately 10:00 am. More information to follow – stay tuned!

Community Health Day

In partnership with CHRISTUS Health, Columbia Lodge #81 invites you to attend an event to build a more secure, productive, healthy, and hopeful community. We will have local experts speaking on various health-related topics to educate and empower community members to take charge of their health and well-being. Saturday, March 12, 2022, the event will be held from 8:00 am to noon at the HW Grays Building at Pacific Park, 413 Beckham Street in Sulphur Springs. This event is free to anyone, and everyone is welcome.

For more information, contact Bryan Vaughn at vaughnbryan72@gmail.com.

Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation Lights of Life Gala 2022

The Lights of Life Gala is at the Civic Center on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 6:00 pm till midnight. This year’s theme, “Under the Big Top,” reflects our desire for some fun and frivolity after a long season of hardship. The gala promises to be another dazzling evening of fine dining, dancing and bidding on unique live and silent auction items. This year’s Lights of Life Gala chairs are fourth-generation Hopkins County natives, sisters Markeda Fisher and Kayla Price Mitchell. Shannon Barker, Foundation Executive Director, shared, “I am thrilled to be working with Markeda and Kayla. When they arrived as the bearded ladies to reveal the theme, Under the Big Top, I knew we were in good hands! They keep everyone laughing but also have the experience and relationships to ensure a successful event. Their impressive history and dedication to Hopkins County is evidenced by their past and present community involvement. We are thankful they feel the Healthcare Foundation is a worthy cause to invest their efforts in.” 

For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please call the Foundation office at 903-438-4799.

Carter BloodCare

Carter BloodCare bus will park in the hospital’s front parking lot, collecting local blood donations on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. As a thank you, all donors will receive a stainless steel water bottle while supplies last. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, contact Patricia Wilson at 903.438.4380 or call/text 800.366.2834.

**UPDATED – COVID Vaccine Clinics: 

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs will no longer offer the COVID Vaccine Clinic every Friday morning. Instead, we recommend that you check with your local pharmacy for available vaccines. 

Hospital Visitation 

Please note the following guidelines:

  • Visitors must acquire masks before entering our facility; cloth masks are acceptable. Face masks must cover both the nose and the mouth. Visitors must remain masked during their time in the hospital.
  • An adult must accompany minor-age visitors, be free of symptoms, and comply with masking and hygiene expectations throughout the visit.
  • Emergency Department entrance open 24/7
  • Main Entrance open 5:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.
    • Gift Shop open
  • Visiting hours are 7:00 am to 9:00 pm
  • Types of Visitors:
      • COVID receiving aerosol treatments: via tele-visitation only;
      • COVID not receiving aerosol treatments: One essential support person for the duration of hospital stay – Essential support person will be given a visible wrist band for identification purposes;
      • ICU/ER: One essential support person only;
    • All other patients may have one essential support person and one visitor, up to two persons in the room at a time.