There is a major outbreak of mumps in Texas. Measles, Mumps, Chickenpox, Pertussis and Rubella were once common childhood illnesses, although adults can get them as well. According to the National Institutes of Health, vaccines have just about wiped the diseases out, but not completely, and there are sometimes localized epidemics.
Hunt Regional Healthcare offers several support groups for the community. These groups can provide a place for patients and their families to interact with others going through a similar health situation. There is no charge for the meetings and registration is not required.
Applications for the annual R. Irvin Morgan Scholarship are now being accepted. The Morgan Scholarship is funded by Hunt Regional Healthcare medical staff, in partnership with the Hunt Regional Healthcare Foundation. The scholarship was established in honor of the late Dr. Morgan, the longstanding chief of pathology at Hunt Regional Medical Center.
Each year on March 30, Hunt Regional Healthcare recognizes National Doctors’ Day—a day to celebrate the hard work and care provided by the physicians in our hospital and in private practices throughout our communities.
The Twelfth Annual Music is the Best Medicine Foundation Gala, hosted by the Hunt Regional Healthcare Foundation, was held Thursday, March 9. Foundation friends and sponsors filled the Sam Rayburn Student Center ballroom at Texas A&M Commerce-University to hear headlining quintet The Quibble Brothers and show their support for healthcare in Hunt County.
It's the type of cancer no one wants to talk about. But according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. The good news? If everyone age 50 and older were screened regularly, six out of 10 deaths from colorectal cancer could be prevented.
Hunt Regional Healthcare Foundation invites friends and supporters to dust off their boots and put on their diamonds next month for a night of dinner, dancing, and music at the organization’s yearly charity gala. The Twelfth Annual Music is the Best Medicine Foundation Gala will be held Thursday, March 9 at the Sam Rayburn Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce. This year’s “Boots and Bling” theme will offer attendees a chance to enjoy an evening of style and song while supporting advancements in local healthcare.
Hunt Regional Quick+Care has new Sunday hours to better serve your family.
The 19th annual AMR banquet was held Jan. 13, recognizing all local first responders for their efforts throughout the year. At the banquet, first responders and their families enjoyed a BBQ dinner. In addition to the awards presented at the banquet, attendees also enjoyed a slide show featuring highlights from 2016.
Hunt Regional Healthcare is proud to welcome Alex Burton, M.S. CCC-SLP to our team of rehabilitation specialists. Burton joins Hunt Regional with over 6 years of experience and a passion for patient care. Burton specializes in speech pediatrics and language disorders as well as articulation and feeding.