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

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

Even With Coronavirus, Washing Hands Is the Best Prevention

By Candice Smith, MSN, CCRN, Chief Nursing Officer The World Health Organization announced today that it considers the “coronavirus” a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. As of Jan. 30, there are 7,819 confirmed cases around the world, with most of these in China. There are 6 confirmed cases in the U.S., none of which

By |2020-01-31T00:04:55+00:00January 31st, 2020|News, wellness|Comments Off on Even With Coronavirus, Washing Hands Is the Best Prevention
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