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Generous Donation From L’Allegra Funds Purchase of Equipment to Help COVID-19 Patients

https://youtu.be/hwkBrOJ9AJ0 November 12, 2020 (Hereford, TX) – Hereford Regional Medical Center thanks L’Allegra for its generous donation of $22,000 to the hospital. The gift supported the purchase of equipment to help COVID-19 patients. With L’Allegra’s gift, HRMC purchased six additional vapotherm machines that deliver high-velocity oxygen and help patients avoid intubation and mechanical ventilation. “With

By |2020-11-12T14:50:47+00:00November 12th, 2020|blog, News|Comments Off on Generous Donation From L’Allegra Funds Purchase of Equipment to Help COVID-19 Patients

CEO Speaks With KFDA About COVID-19 Surge

Hereford Regional Medical Center CEO, Jeff Barnhart, joins other rural hospital CEOs in talking with NewsChannel 10 about the impact of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases on hospital capacity. Describing it as a "perfect storm," Barnhart believes the situation will get worse before it gets better. Watch here: https://www.newschannel10.com/2020/11/04/smaller-hospitals-struggle-with-room-space-during-second-covid-spike/

By |2020-11-05T01:31:01+00:00November 5th, 2020|News, public health|Comments Off on CEO Speaks With KFDA About COVID-19 Surge

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Available at Hereford Regional Medical Center

September 24, 2020 (Hereford, TX) –Hereford Regional Medical Center is making drive-thru COVID-19 testing available for anyone experiencing symptoms of the virus or exposure to another individual who has tested positive. In-person testing at Hereford Health Clinic also remains available as an option. “With drive-thru testing, we can test people quickly and safely,” said Jeff

By |2020-09-24T21:53:42+00:00September 24th, 2020|News, public health|Comments Off on Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Available at Hereford Regional Medical Center

Hereford Regional Medical Center Encourages Flu Vaccination

September 17, 2020 (Hereford, TX) – This year, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, getting vaccinated against seasonal influenza is essential. The flu vaccine reduces an individual’s risk of catching the illness and helps prevent hospitalizations and deaths.  Hereford Regional Medical Center’s clinic has vaccines in stock; appointments are available now by calling the clinic at

By |2020-09-17T19:32:06+00:00September 17th, 2020|News, public health, wellness|Comments Off on Hereford Regional Medical Center Encourages Flu Vaccination

HRMC responding to uptick in Deaf Smith County patients needing COVID-19 diagnostic tests

The statewide surge in COVID-19 cases rightly prompted an increase in need for diagnostic testing in Deaf Smith County, with demand rising sharply across the Texas panhandle and South Plains. Our clinical team is responding directly to patient need and reporting results as soon as test results are received. Our goal is turnaround within 72

By |2020-07-17T21:47:48+00:00July 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HRMC responding to uptick in Deaf Smith County patients needing COVID-19 diagnostic tests

Hereford Regional Medical Center Celebrates Howard Johnson, M.D. for 55 Years of Service

Hereford Regional Medical Center Celebrates Howard Johnson, M.D. for 55 Years of Service Johnson has delivered more than 7,800 babies at HRMC July 1, 2020 (Hereford, TX) – This month, Howard Johnson, M.D. begins his 56th year of service at Hereford Regional Medical Center. Johnson, a family medicine physician with obstetrics, has delivered 7,866 babies

By |2021-08-12T20:15:14+00:00July 1st, 2020|News|3 Comments

Nurses Deserve Our Continued Support

By Jeff Barnhart, CEO Printed in the Hereford Brand May 16, 2020 This is the last day of Hospital Week, a week set aside each May to honor hospitals and, more importantly, the people who provide care and comfort in them every day. It follows on the heels of Nurses Week, which is appropriate because

By |2020-05-18T19:43:53+00:00May 18th, 2020|public health|Comments Off on Nurses Deserve Our Continued Support

Protecting Your Access to Health Care

by Jeff Barnhart, CEO Over the course of just several weeks, our way of life has been turned upside down. I know everyone is experiencing the challenges of self isolation and social distancing in different ways. It’s unsettling for all of us to be apart from friends, family, co-workers and neighbors. We are a social

By |2020-03-25T21:28:35+00:00March 25th, 2020|wellness|Comments Off on Protecting Your Access to Health Care

Hereford Regional Medical Center Invites You to Free Diabetes Education Event

By Jeff Barnhart, CEO This month, on March 10, Hereford Regional Medical Center will host a free hour-long education session for our residents with diabetes on nutrition and wound care prevention and treatment. Date: March 10 Time: 6:30 to 7:30 PM Where: Patient education room, Hereford Regional Medical Center, West 15th Street, Hereford Cost: Free

By |2020-02-28T15:31:51+00:00February 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By Candice Smith, MSN, CCRN, Chief Nursing Officer As we promised we would last month, we have new information on the coronavirus (now called COVID-19) to share with the community. The risk of infection for all Texans remains low. There are now 14 confirmed cases of the virus in the U.S. Yesterday, the Centers for

By |2020-02-25T16:42:05+00:00February 25th, 2020|public health, wellness|Comments Off on Update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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