KAMR Looks at How COVID-19 is Impacting Hereford’s EMS System and What HRMC is Doing to Help

Terry Hazlett, director of Hereford EMS, and Jeff Barnhart, HRMC CEO, talk about transferring COVID-19 patients to other facilities and how staff shortages are impacting the system. Watch here: https://www.myhighplains.com/news/local-news/ceo-of-medical-facility-acts-as-emt-to-help-hospital-battle-influx-of-patients-due-to-covid-19/

By |2020-11-14T21:48:22+00:00November 14th, 2020|News, public health|Comments Off on KAMR Looks at How COVID-19 is Impacting Hereford’s EMS System and What HRMC is Doing to Help

KFDA Looks at How HRMC’s Use of Vapotherm Machines Keeps COVID-19 Patients Close to Home and off Ventilators

Hereford civic group L' Allegra donates $22,000 to the hospital to purchase life-saving respiratory equipment to help severely ill COVID-19 patients avoid intubation and mechanical ventilation. Watch here: https://www.newschannel10.com/2020/11/12/deaf-smith-county-hospital-district-finding-new-ways-keep-covid-patients-off-ventilators/

By |2020-11-13T18:27:51+00:00November 13th, 2020|News, public health|Comments Off on KFDA Looks at How HRMC’s Use of Vapotherm Machines Keeps COVID-19 Patients Close to Home and off Ventilators

KAMR Covers L’ Allegra’s Generous Donation to HRMC to Fund Life-Saving Respiratory Equipment for COVID-19 Patients

Hereford civic group L' Allegra donates $22,000 to the hospital to purchase life-saving respiratory equipment to help severely ill COVID-19 patients avoid intubation and mechanical ventilation. Watch here: https://www.myhighplains.com/news/hereford-regional-medical-center-receives-a-donation-of-22000/

By |2020-11-13T02:56:21+00:00November 13th, 2020|News, public health|Comments Off on KAMR Covers L’ Allegra’s Generous Donation to HRMC to Fund Life-Saving Respiratory Equipment for COVID-19 Patients

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
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