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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital News 09/20

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Bivalent COVID vaccines available this week

NetHealth will have both the Moderna and Pfizer Bivalent COVID-19 vaccine boosters available this week in addition to regular adult and pediatric vaccines and boosters. This week (September 19-23) will be our last COVID vaccination clinic this year provided by NetHealth. The vaccination clinic is located at 100 Medical Circle in Sulfur Springs. You can enter from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. every day; no appointment is necessary.

Homecoming Parade – September 22, 2022

We are thrilled to have our CHRISTUS Orthopedics and Sports Medicine mobile athletic training facility as part of the DIAL Study Club – Sulfur Springs Wildcat Homecoming Parade! CHRISTUS appreciates our partnership with SSISD and keeping our athletes healthy. We hope to see you all at the parade.

First aid

Do you have a primary care provider? Turn a new leaf this fall by establishing yourself with one of our primary care providers at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Primary Care in Sulfur Springs. At CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic, our distinguished providers are dedicated to effectively meeting the health care needs of the patients we serve with compassionate, quality care. To schedule an appointment, call 903.885.3181 today.

A new orthopedic surgeon accepts new patients

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Christian Douthit to our CHRISTUS family. Dr. Douthit graduated from medical school and completed a general surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Texas Tech University Health Science Center before completing a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Hand Center in San Antonio. Dr. Douthit treats patients of all ages and has a particular interest in hand-shoulder issues, peripheral nerve surgery, orthopedic trauma and sports injuries. Dr. Douthit will join Dr. Meltsakos and PA, Chris Lutz, at our CHRISTUS Orthopedic Clinic, located at 103 Medical Circle, Sulfur Springs, TX, 75482. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 903.885.6688 .

Free Student-Athlete Injury Clinic Continues

CHRISTUS Orthopedics and Sports Medicine of Sulfur Springs continues to offer a FREE Sports Injury Clinic on Saturdays for student athletes. The clinic is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. until November 12. Student-athletes in grades 7 through college age will be able to take a free exam and X-ray to determine a care plan to treat their injury. The clinic will be held at our CHRISTUS Trinity Orthopedic Clinic, Medical Building 5, 103B Medical Circle in Sulfur Springs. For more information about our sports medicine program or our orthopedic services, please call 903.885.6688.

Number of beds – 402 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler

Number of beds – 8 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Southern Tyler

Number of beds – 25 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Jacksonville

Number of beds – 96 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulfur springs

Number of beds – 25 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Winnsboro

Number of beds – 94 – CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital

Number of beds – 96 – CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart – Tyler

Number of beds – 51 – Tyler Continue CARE Hospital at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital

Contributed by Jennifer Heitman