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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 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|0 Comments
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