May 14, 2020 – Brookshire Brothers is joining with its customers to get food to those who’ve lost jobs, income and their very health due to COVID-19. The Lufkin, Texas based grocer knows that Together We Can Do More to help our neighbors facing food insecurity.
Update: Today's special is Lasagna with a salad, choice of green bean, grilled squash, broccoli and a roll for $11. Call 598-4115 or come by our curbside service and place your order. Credit cards and cash accepted. We are open till 5:30 pm.
April 13, 2020 - In this time of medical crisis, collaboration among medical professionals and businesses is important for each community. Increased access to rapid point of care testing can assist in identifying mildly symptomatic, those who do not present with symptoms required for clearance for COVID-19 swabs, and asymptomatic patients, those who don't show systems but have concerns of having been exposed.
April7, 2020 - Last Friday, two of our employees at Center Motor Company tested positive, by a blood test, for COVID-19. We also had other employees that tested negative. The two positive cases were called back to the clinic the next day for a nasal swab test. This morning, we received WONDERFUL news that they BOTH, along with their spouses, tested NEGATIVE!
Evidently, the finger prick blood test can register a positive result if you have PREVIOUSLY had any type of virus IN THE PAST TWO YEARS!
April 3, 2020 - Aurora Concepts can now test for COVID-19 with two testing options available - swab tests that are sent off for results and in office quick tests. We encourage anyone needing testing to utilize telehealth services. If testing is needed, we can then come to their car for screening.
See below for directions on using telehealth.
March 20, 2020 - In order to encourage social distancing, Aurora Concepts will be offering Telehealth!
March 20, 2020 - Colonial Pines Healthcare Center advises they are accepting new admissions.
At this time, the three midnight stay for Medicare patients has been waived. If you have a patient with a skilled nursing or rehabilitation need that requires a short-term inpatient stay, we are here to help. We are also accepting long term care admissions as well. Please give us a call today!
Update: Governor Gregg Abbott issued an order on March 22, 2020 which directed all licensed health care professionals and facilities to postpone all surgeries and procedures that are not immediately, medically necessary to correct a serious medical condition or to preserve the life of a patient who without immediate performance of the surgery or procedure would be at risk for serious adverse medical consequences or death, as determined by the patient’s physician.
March 18, 2020 - We at HOPE Community Medicine would like the public to know that we are seeing all patients at our clinics. We do have protocols in place to insure the safety of all patients. We ask that if you have an active temperature above 99.8 that you call our office first to receive instructions on how to proceed next. You will be asked some questions about your illness and recent travel history. We will then determine what precautions and testing need to occur next, to insure you are treated correctly, and with the upmost safety to yourself and others.