Home Local News Weekly CHRISTUS Mother Frances-Sulphur Springs Report for September 18th, 2020 by Holly Ragan

Weekly CHRISTUS Mother Frances-Sulphur Springs Report for September 18th, 2020 by Holly Ragan

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Are you an Uninsured Female over 40?

The Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation wants to help you!  The Foundation is offering FREE Mammogram Screenings to uninsured women over 40.  Appointments will be Saturday, September 26th from 8am to 4:30pm.  Please call 903.439.4040 to schedule your appointment*.

*This is limited to the first 20 women.

Hospital Visitation

For the safety and health of the community and our ministry, CHRISTUS Health is screening all associates and visitors to our hospitals to help lessen the risk of infectious disease transmission among our patients, associates, and guests. 

  • (1) Entrance to hospital through Emergency Department 24/7
  • (1) Visitor per patient
  • Visitors must be between the ages of 16 years-old and 65-years old
  • All visitors are screened at the door, including a temperature taken
  • All associates are screened at each shift, including a temperature taken
  • Visiting hours are 7am to 7pm (subject to change)
  • ALL hospital visitors are required to wear a mask. Visitors should bring their own mask; homemade cloth masks are acceptable.

Local Services

Orthopedics | Sports Medicine

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital- Sulphur Springs is excited to welcome Dr. Chris Meltsakos, our new Orthopedic Surgeon with fellowship training in Sports Medicine.  Dr. Meltsakos is accepting new patients at 103B Medical Circle.

FREE Saturday Walk-In Clinic for school athletes is back!  Our Saturday sports clinic will be held every Saturday from 9am to 11am, through November 14.  Athletes will get an exam and free x-ray to determine a plan of care to treat their injury.  The location will be the CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Orthopedic Office at 103B Medical Circle in Sulphur Springs.

 

For more information about our Sports Medicine program, or Orthopedic services, please call our office at 903.885.6688.

The CARE Unit:  Inpatient Rehabilitation

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Inpatient Rehabilitation provides a comprehensive rehabilitation program of the highest quality in order to improve the functional independence of those we serve.  Some of the conditions we treat include amputations, brain injuries, knee and hip replacements, hip fractures, Parkinson’s disease, spinal cord injuries, and stroke.  Opened 24/7, we provide around the clock nursing care, three hours of therapy per day, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, and social work/discharge planning to return home.  If you believe you or a family member may benefit from an inpatient rehab stay, please contact us at 903.438.4570 for more information.

Dermatology

Dermatology & Skin Cancer Surgery Center will be opening an office in Sulphur Springs and accepting patients under the care of Roxanne Swafford, FNP.  She will begin seeing patients on October 1, at 1228 Church St. Suite D.  To schedule your appointment, call 972.390.9002 and select “Option 1”.  You may also schedule online at www.mdbarrows.com.

Neurology

Access Physicians MultiSpecialty Clinic is proud to announce the addition of Neurologist Dr. Devanshi Gupta, to the Sulphur Springs outpatient telemedicine clinic.  Dr. Gupta is fellowship-trained in Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, and will begin seeing adults (18 years and older) on Mondays weekly starting September 21.  To schedule an appointment, please contact their office at 105-III Medical Plaza by calling 903.919.5034.

COVID-19

Experiencing Symptoms?

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, shortness of breath, cough, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, chills, muscle pain or headache, or diarrhea, please call your provider for either a face-to-face appointment or a telemedicine consultation.  If your provider determines you need to have a COVID-19 test, they will send you to the appropriate outpatient location for testing.  If you are experiencing an emergency, please present to the Emergency Room.  At this time, we are preserving our Emergency Room COVID-19 tests for those who are experiencing an emergency.  Otherwise, we would ask that you follow the steps above.  If you do not have a healthcare provider, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic welcomes new patients.  Please call 903.885.3181 to talk to one of our associates about setting up an appointment.

 

Don’t Delay Care:

We want to be perfectly clear – CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances remains a safe place for all to receive quality care. Go to the Emergency Department or call 9-1-1 if you are urgently ill. While COVID-19 is new, our processes and procedures in place for infection prevention and preventing the spread of illness are not. To learn more about COVID-19, go to ChristusTMF.org or www.cdc.gov.

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