Do you need an Urgent Care Clinic or an Emergency Room?

Do you need an Urgent Care Clinic or an Emergency Room?

Understanding the difference between urgent and emergent care If your family is like mine, any fun weekend is likely to turn chaotic at a moment’s notice.  Unfortunately, chaos sometimes turns into a critical need for medical attention.  I have come to realize, from experience, that planning ahead for that possibility is as necessary as the […]

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall breaks ground on $90M expansion

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall breaks ground on $90M expansion

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall broke ground today on a much anticipated, $91 Million expansion project that will add two floors to the patient tower and effectively double the size of the hospital. New and expanded services will include a Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a cardiac Cath Lab, an Interventional Radiology suite, a second […]

November’s National Diabetes Month focuses on Heart Disease

November’s National Diabetes Month focuses on Heart Disease

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 6, 2019) November is National Diabetes Month; and this year the National Institutes for Health is highlighting the link between diabetes and heart disease.  According the NIH, when blood sugar is high and moving through blood vessels, the heart can be damaged, leading to heart disease. “We think of diabetes as […]

Lake Pointe Church to host Rockwall Community Blood Drive

Lake Pointe Church to host Rockwall Community Blood Drive

Carter BloodCare is grateful for donations: blood shares life, hope with others (ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 28, 2019) Giving thanks is a good way to start your day, especially if you enjoy excellent health. Carter BloodCare is thankful for the hundreds of members of our community that volunteer to give of themselves through blood donation, to […]

Texas Health and City of Fate partner to present Stress Less Holiday Luncheon

Texas Health and City of Fate partner to present Stress Less Holiday Luncheon

Featuring Pilates in the Park (FATE, TX – Oct. 24, 2019) Texas Health Hospital Rockwall, in partnership with the City of Fate, will host a free Stress Management Luncheon designed to prepare you for the holiday season.  The event will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at Fate City Hall, located at 1900 CD […]

Walking and Brain Health

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 14, 2019) One health fact that everyone should know by now is that walking is good for you.  Equipment is minimal – just comfortable shoes.  There are no gym fees, no heavy weights, and you can certainly go at your own pace.  Listen to music, think, let your dog enjoy the great […]

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension: Living With Asthma

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension: Living With Asthma

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 29, 2019) According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), more than 1.5 million people in Texas are affected by asthma. However, this number does not include those who have the disease and have not yet been diagnosed. Asthma is a disease that causes the airways of the lungs to tighten and […]

Community Kicks Off Easter at Fun & Fit in the Park, featuring Heart of Heath 5k and 1-Mile Family Run

Community Kicks Off Easter at Fun & Fit in the Park, featuring Heart of Heath 5k and 1-Mile Family Run

(HEATH, TX – May 1, 2019) The sun was shining and the skies were bright blue for one of the first Saturdays in weeks when the Heath community gathered for Fun & Fit in the Park, featuring the annual Heart of Heath 5k and One-Mile Family Run. The fabulous weather helped draw 366 runners and walkers, […]

Texas Health Rockwall Announces Major Expansion

Texas Health Rockwall Announces Major Expansion

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 28, 2019) Texas Health Rockwall, a joint venture hospital between Texas Health Resources and area physicians, announced detailed plans for a multi-million dollar expansion of the Rockwall facility. The final plans were approved by the Texas Health Resources Board of Trustees on Monday, February 25.  Commenting on the decision, Rey Bosita, MD, […]

City of Fate, Texas Health Rockwall Partner to Present Free ‘Love Your Heart’ Luncheon

City of Fate, Texas Health Rockwall Partner to Present Free ‘Love Your Heart’ Luncheon

(ROCKWALL/FATE, TX – Jan. 18, 2019) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall has partnered with the City of Fate to present a FREE Love your Heart Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 6 at Fate City Hall, located at 1900 CD Boren Parkway. Participants will hear from guest speaker Kimberly Mills, RN, MSN, FNP-C, […]

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