Information About COVID-19 Vaccines at HCHD

All adults age 18 and older are eligible to receive the two-dose Moderna or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Adolescents ages 12-17 are eligible to receive the two-dose Pfizer vaccine.

Call 806-659-1130 to schedule a vaccine appointment.

As of April 26, we have resumed administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

The Texas Department of State Health Services lifted the temporary suspension of the vaccine on April 24. Read the agency’s announcement here.

Anyone receiving the J&J vaccine is encouraged to monitor their health for three weeks after receiving the vaccine and seek medical attention if they experience any of the following:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Leg swelling
  • Persistent abdominal pain
  • Severe or persistent headaches or blurred vision
  • Easy bruising or tiny blood spots under the skin beyond the site of injection

If you have questions about the vaccines, please call our COVID-19 hotline at 806-659-1130.

The U.S. has three vaccines authorized for use for COVID-19 prevention. Learn more about their safety, effectiveness, and how they’re administered.

If you have questions about the vaccines, please call our COVID-19 hotline at 806-659-1130.

Information About COVID-19 Testing and Treatment at HCHD

The Family Medical Clinic at HCHD offers two types of COVID-19 testing: diagnostic testing and SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing.

Diagnostic testing confirms active infection with the coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19. We perform tests for anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or who has been exposed to someone with confirmed infection. Call 806/659-1130 to schedule an appointment.

SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing may show previous infection with COVID-19. Testing is available with a physician order or by calling 806/659-1130 to schedule an appointment.

  • COVID-19 IgG/IgM antibody testing, also known as serology testing, checks for a type of antibody called immunoglobulin G (IgG) and immunoglobulin M (IgM).
  • If you have been exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, your body typically produces IgG and IgM antibodies as part of the immune response to the virus.
  • It can take at least two weeks after exposure to develop antibodies.

This type of COVID-19 test is for individuals who think they may have had COVID-19 and do not currently have symptoms.

Should You Get an Antibody Test?
  • Are not experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
  • Have not experienced a fever in the past 3 days.
  • Have had or suspect you have had COVID-19, but have not experienced any new symptoms in the past 10 days (these symptoms include loss of smell or taste, difficulty breathing, feeling weak or lethargic, lightheadedness or dizziness, vomiting or diarrhea, slurred speech, and/or seizures).

Antibody tests may not be able to show if you have been exposed to COVID-19 because it can take at least two weeks after exposure to develop antibodies.

This test may NOT be right for you if you:

    • Are feeling sick or have had a fever within the last 3 days.
    • Want to understand if you currently have COVID-19.
    • Have been diagnosed with COVID-19 less than 10 days ago.
    • Were directly exposed to the virus in the past 14 days.
    • Have a condition that weakens your immune system.

Procedures In Place in the Family Medical Clinic During COVID-19 To Protect Our Patients And Staff

  • Masks must be worn at all times in the clinic. If you do not have one, we’ll provide one.

  • When you call to make an appointment, your visit will be categorized as “well” or “sick.”

  • “Well” visits are assigned to one area of the clinic. “Sick” visits are assigned to another.

  • When you arrive for your appointment, please call us and wait in your car for instructions.

  • The physician on call for the emergency department will see patients for “sick” visits. Other clinic providers will provide “well” visits.

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CONTACT US

  • 806-659-2535

  • info@hchd.net

  • 707 Roland St.
    Spearman, TX 79081

FAMILY MEDICAL CLINIC HOURS

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.