Patients Wait Thousands Of Minutes In Texas ER: "We've Never Seen This"Hospital staff in Texas and across the country are struggling to keep up with a new spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
Texas Doctors Say Respiratory Infections Other Than COVID-19 Filling Up Pediatric WardsIn the midst of a pandemic hospitals across Texas are also dealing with other infections that are sickening residents and sending many to already crowded medical centers.
10,000 People In Texas Hospitals With COVID-19 For First Time In 6 MonthsThere were 10,041 Texas hospital patients with COVID-19 as of Monday, August 9, the most recent state tally available from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Gov. Greg Abbott Seeks Out-Of-State Medical Staff To Help Fight COVID-19 Surge In TexasGov. Abbott has directed DSHS to use staffing agencies to find additional medical staff from beyond the state's borders as the delta wave began to overwhelm its present staffing resources.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Asks Hospitals To Postpone Elective Medical Procedures To Make Room For COVID PatientsGovernor Greg Abbott today has announced a series of actions the state is taking to mitigate the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in Texas.
North Texas Hospitals' Request For Emergency Staff Denied By StateHospitals in North Texas say they need hundreds of additional staff to deal with a surge of COVID-19 cases, but the state has denied their requests for emergency personnel.
DFW Region's Hospitals Could Lose $1.1 Billion Annually In Funding, Healthcare Group WarnsThe President of Texas Essential Healthcare Partnerships or TEHP, Don Lee said, "We believe it'd be catastrophic, not just for the hospitals, but for all Texans."
Workers In Texas And Other States Pushing Back Against Hospitals Requiring COVID-19 VaccinesA Houston nurse said she and the others will take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court if they have to: “This is only the beginning. We are going to be fighting for quite a while."
Significant Water Pressure Issues Impacting Arlington HospitalsTwo Arlington hospitals, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and Medical City of Arlington, are experiencing water pressure issues.
Coronavirus Hospitalizations Falling In Texas After Record HighsState health officials Monday, Jan. 25, reported fewer than 13,000 people were being treated for the virus in Texas hospitals, marking the seventh consecutive day of declining patient loads.
Hospital Group: Some Rural Texas Hospitals Have Yet To Receive A Single COVID-19 Vaccine DoseThere's been a lot of buzz about mega COVID-19 vaccination hubs opening in Texas' biggest cities, but as that happens some frontline health care workers in the state remain unprotected.
Seeking COVID-19 Vaccine? Texas Hospitals Offer TipsFirst, they recommend going online and check your doctor, local hospital, local pharmacy or local health department’s website and/or social media for vaccine availability information.
FDA Panel Recommends Use Of Moderna COVID-19 VaccineA second coronavirus vaccine is one step closer to the arms of Americans. An advisory panel has voted to recommend the FDA authorize Moderna's vaccine for emergency use.
Texas Urgent Care Centers, Pharmacies, Medical Practices Anxious For Access To Moderna COVID-19 VaccineNext week, Texas will receive nearly triple the number of vaccine doses than it did this week, if the FDA grants emergency use authorization to Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine as expected.
2nd COVID-19 Vaccine Could Be Approved By End Of WeekThe first Pfizer vaccine shipments arrived this week at North Texas hospitals. The state expects to receive even more in the coming weeks.