Get Your Annual Flu Shot!

With all the attention on COVID-19, it would be easy to forget about the flu and how serious an illness it can be. As with COVID-19, vaccination is our best protection against the sometimes deadly flu virus. Flu shots are recommended for nearly everyone over 6 months of age. Pregnant women, young children, older adults,

By |2021-10-08T16:00:03+00:00October 8th, 2021|News, public health, wellness|Comments Off on Get Your Annual Flu Shot!

Hereford Regional Medical Center to Begin Renovations

August 17, 2021 (Hereford, TX) – Construction starts this month to connect Hereford Regional Medical Center and Hereford Health Clinic into a single facility. An internal connecting corridor is being built so that patients, visitors, and staff can more easily navigate between the two entities. “Deaf Smith County Hospital District is proud to serve our

By |2021-08-17T18:23:34+00:00August 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Hereford Regional Medical Center to Begin Renovations

COVID-19 Surge Affecting Care Capacity Across the State

August 12, 2021 (Hereford, TX) – The ability to transfer seriously ill and injured patients to larger hospitals in other parts of the state is limited because of the surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. “This is not a great time to be experiencing chest pains or appendicitis or get in a serious accident,” said

By |2021-08-12T20:14:07+00:00August 12th, 2021|News, public health|Comments Off on COVID-19 Surge Affecting Care Capacity Across the State

Watch: CEO Jeff Barnhart talks to KAMR about the COVID-19 surge and impact on hospitals’ ability to find care for seriously ill, injured patients

CEO Jeff Barnhart talks to KAMR about the COVID-19 surge and impact on hospitals' ability to find care for seriously ill, injured patients Watch here: https://www.myhighplains.com/video/rural-hospitals-struggling-to-transfer-patients-in-need-during-covid-surge/6886427/

By |2021-08-12T19:58:52+00:00August 12th, 2021|News, public health|Comments Off on Watch: CEO Jeff Barnhart talks to KAMR about the COVID-19 surge and impact on hospitals’ ability to find care for seriously ill, injured patients

Deaf Smith County Hospital District to Honor L’Allegra

April 12, 2021 (Hereford, TX) –  Deaf Smith County Hospital District will unveil a plaque to honor L’Allegra and the organization’s generous support of the hospital at a private ceremony on Tuesday, April 13 at 5:15 p.m. at the hospital. “We are immensely grateful for L’Allegra’s continued support and generosity,” said Jeff Barnhart, CEO, Deaf

By |2021-04-12T13:55:40+00:00April 12th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Deaf Smith County Hospital District to Honor L’Allegra

Hereford Regional Medical Center Recertified as Level IV Trauma Center

January 18, 2021 (Hereford, TX) – Last week, the Texas Department of State Health Services recertified Hereford Regional Medical Center as a Level IV Trauma Center. The comprehensive survey of HRMC’s compliance with trauma center requirements documented zero deficiencies. “HRMC is proud to serve all of Deaf Smith County, and securing and maintaining Level IV

By |2021-01-18T14:46:30+00:00January 18th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Hereford Regional Medical Center Recertified as Level IV Trauma Center

Watch: KFDA Coverage of Staff Vaccination and What it Means to Our Team

“We’ve lost a lot of family, patients due to this and hopefully this will stop COVID and everybody will be well soon and back to normal,” said Veronica Villarreal, a nurse at the Hereford Regional Medical Center. Watch here: https://www.newschannel10.com/2020/12/24/recently-arrived-covid-vaccines-assist-smaller-hospitals-this-holiday/

By |2020-12-26T22:24:17+00:00December 26th, 2020|News, public health|Comments Off on Watch: KFDA Coverage of Staff Vaccination and What it Means to Our Team

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
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