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 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

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

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)

Wound Care Close to Home

by Jeff Barnhart, CEO Our singular mission at Hereford Regional Medical Center is to provide the highest quality of health care close to home. We know that travel to Amarillo or beyond is burdensome…financially, emotionally and logistically. That’s why we invest in the services and personnel our residents need to get….and stay….healthy. One of those

By |2020-02-24T14:44:48+00:00February 24th, 2020|Medicare, wellness|Comments Off on Wound Care Close to Home

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

Serving All Our Community

by Candice Smith, MSN, chief nursing officer Hereford Regional Partners With Texas Tech to Provide Free Cervical Cancer Screening This month, on Jan. 25, the Hereford Clinic in partnership with Texas Tech Physicians will host a free walk-in cervical cancer screening clinic for uninsured women. Regular Pap tests to detect abnormal cells are the best

By |2020-01-14T21:09:23+00:00January 14th, 2020|wellness|Comments Off on Serving All Our Community

It’s Not Too Late to Protect Yourself From the Flu

by Jeff Barnhart, CEO There are a lot of people sick with the flu all across the state. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state Department of Health Services are reporting higher-than-average flu activity. Flu cases are higher than they’ve been in 10 years. More than 1100 pneumonia and flu-related deaths have

By |2020-01-09T17:26:15+00:00January 9th, 2020|wellness|Comments Off on It’s Not Too Late to Protect Yourself From the Flu
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