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It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot: Rising Respiratory Virus Levels Highlight Importance of Vaccination

2024-01-12T11:06:04-06:00

As respiratory virus activity continues to climb across the country, Texas is one of 38 states reporting “very high” respiratory virus level activities. With more than 55,000 combined hospitalizations for COVID-19 and the flu reported nationwide during the final week of 2023, it’s important to remember that it’s never too late to get your flu [...]

It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot: Rising Respiratory Virus Levels Highlight Importance of Vaccination2024-01-12T11:06:04-06:00

Celebrating National Rural Health Day

2023-11-16T09:44:40-06:00

November 16 is National Rural Health Day, an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the dedicated health providers working to meet the unique health care needs of the more than 60 million Americans living in rural communities. National Rural Health Day was founded in 2011 by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health to [...]

Celebrating National Rural Health Day2023-11-16T09:44:40-06:00

Nurse Practitioner Week 2023

2023-11-10T12:04:58-06:00

November 12 – 18 is Nurse Practitioner Week, a time to recognize the dedication and expertise that advanced nurse practitioners bring to patient care at hospitals and clinics across the country. Nurse practitioners (NPs) are involved in virtually every aspect of patient care. They conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, [...]

Nurse Practitioner Week 20232023-11-10T12:04:58-06:00

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month: 6 Healthy Habits to Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

2023-10-27T10:07:50-05:00

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a call for awareness and action surrounding the disease that affects one in five Americans. More than 37 million Americans have diabetes and approximately 96 million are considered prediabetic. Unlike type 1 diabetes, which is an autoimmune disease typically detected at an early age, anyone can develop type 2 [...]

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month: 6 Healthy Habits to Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes2023-10-27T10:07:50-05:00

Respiratory Care Week

2023-10-23T09:11:48-05:00

October 22 – 28 is respiratory care week, an annual opportunity to celebrate and thank our dedicated physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists for their hard work to help us breathe a little easier. For more than 40 years, respiratory care week has served as a reminder of the critical work health care professionals do to [...]

Respiratory Care Week2023-10-23T09:11:48-05:00

Flu Season Forecast: Flu, COVID, and RSV Combine to Elevate Risk of Illness

2023-09-28T10:22:07-05:00

This fall and winter, the combined presence of the flu, COVID-19, and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) viruses will put everyone at a greater risk of contracting one or more potentially serious respiratory diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecasted several scenarios for this fall and winter, including a potential “tripledemic” where the flu, [...]

Flu Season Forecast: Flu, COVID, and RSV Combine to Elevate Risk of Illness2023-09-28T10:22:07-05:00

Schedule Your Flu Shot Today

2023-09-28T10:20:16-05:00

Much like last fall and winter, the 2023-2024 flu season poses an elevated risk of illness, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracking several countries in the Southern Hemisphere (which have their flu season before the U.S.) that are experiencing higher or earlier flu activity compared to previous years. No matter your age [...]

Schedule Your Flu Shot Today2023-09-28T10:20:16-05:00

Join us at the Don’t Gamble With Your Health Fair

2023-09-27T10:22:14-05:00

In addition to offering flu shots at the Family Medical Clinic by appointment, Hansford County Hospital District is co-sponsoring two health fairs this fall, where anyone can get a flu shot without an appointment. Spearman Event October 19 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. The O’Loughlin Center 502 S Brandt St. Gruver Event November 2 7 [...]

Join us at the Don’t Gamble With Your Health Fair2023-09-27T10:22:14-05:00

Advancing Diagnostic Imaging Close to Home

2023-09-27T08:58:53-05:00

Hansford County Hospital District has invested in new and cutting-edge imaging equipment to deliver the highest possible level of diagnostic imaging accuracy, giving every patient full confidence that they are receiving an accurate diagnosis. Our new 64-slice CT scanner offers state-of-the-art imaging, delivering accurate results as physicians diagnose the causes of a potential illness or [...]

Advancing Diagnostic Imaging Close to Home2023-09-27T08:58:53-05:00

Learn How to Make a Difference With a Basic EMT Course

2023-07-07T17:00:30-05:00

EMS Services in Hansford County Seeking Interest for Basic EMT Course Offering Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) provide emergency medical care outside of hospitals and transportation for critical and emergent patients. EMTs possess the basic knowledge and skills to stabilize and safely transport patients in non-emergency and life-threatening situations, establishing a critical link between the scene [...]

Learn How to Make a Difference With a Basic EMT Course2023-07-07T17:00:30-05:00
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