Rockwall County opens antibody infusion center for COVID-positive residents

Rockwall County opens antibody infusion center for COVID-positive residents

ROCKWALL, TX – September 5, 2021 — Rockwall County is opening a pop-up monoclonal antibody infusion center Monday to treat area residents who have contracted COVID. Those in Rockwall County and beyond with a COVID-positive test will be able to receive the antibody infusion treatment free of charge at the center set up outside the […]

Surviving Caregiving: ‘Rockwall Cares’ Caregiver Conference set for Sept. 9

Surviving Caregiving: ‘Rockwall Cares’ Caregiver Conference set for Sept. 9

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 3, 2021) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County will host the “Surviving Caregiving” Rockwall Cares 9th Annual Caregiver Conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9 at Reflections at Rest Haven, 2500 SH 66 East in Rockwall. This free conference will help provide resources and education from expert speakers […]

Sparks Clinic celebrates 75 years serving Rockwall community

Sparks Clinic celebrates 75 years serving Rockwall community

ROCKWALL, TX (August 28, 2021) The Sparks Clinic, located at 103. N. 1st Street in Rockwall, celebrated its 75th anniversary on Friday, Aug. 27. In 1946, Dr. Sherman Sparks founded the Rockwall family health center on the second floor above the Cunningham Drugstore, where Zanata’s is located today. A fire caused the clinic to begin […]

Garland ISD to offer FREE COVID-19 vaccine clinics at high schools Aug. 23 – Sept. 2

Garland ISD to offer FREE COVID-19 vaccine clinics at high schools Aug. 23 – Sept. 2

GARLAND ISD, TX (August 21, 2021) As COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the community, Garland ISD is committed to mitigating the spread of this virus. GISD is excited to announce they have partnered with the Garland Health Department to offer FREE COVID-19 vaccine clinics at our high schools Aug. 23 – Sept. 2. The […]

Credit Union of Texas to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees

DALLAS, Aug. 10, 2021 – Effective August 9, 2021, Credit Union of Texas (CUTX) will require all CUTX team members to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of their employment. Currently, 70% of CUTX’s 496 employees are fully vaccinated. The new effort builds on CUTX’s meticulous safety and sanitizing protocols practiced throughout the COVID-19 […]

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall closes North ER, shifts staff to main hospital for COVID response

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall closes North ER, shifts staff to main hospital for COVID response

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 6, 2021) Texas Health Hospital Rockwall posted the following announcement on social media this evening: Texas Health Hospital Rockwall’s North ER, located at 2265 N. Lakeshore Drive, will close effective midnight tonight (Friday, Aug. 6). This temporary closure will allow members of the medical team to transfer to our hospital’s main campus […]

Calling all caregivers! Free programs available

Calling all caregivers! Free programs available

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (August 6, 2021) The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging is a proud sponsor of A Matter of Balance, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Chronic Pain Self-Management, and Diabetes Self-Management programs. All classes are offered free of charge to participants of all ages. A Matter of Balance Many older adults experience concerns about […]

Carter BloodCare Donor Center in Rockwall offers community opportunity to #GiveLife during nationwide blood supply shortage

Carter BloodCare Donor Center in Rockwall offers community opportunity to #GiveLife during nationwide blood supply shortage

ROCKWALL, TX (June 18, 2021) As vaccines continue to roll out to help stem the number of positive COVID cases, there’s one vital resource that remains scarce across the country. Carter BloodCare reports the need for blood has reached critical levels – especially for type O and B – around the nation and right here […]

Rockwall’s Highland Meadows now accepting all United Health Care plans

Rockwall’s Highland Meadows now accepting all United Health Care plans

ROCKWALL, TX (June 4, 2021) Highland Meadows Health & Rehab, Rockwall’s premier skilled nursing and long term care facility, is excited to announce that they are now in-network with all United Health Care plans including UHC Commercial, AARP, Secure Horizons, Wellmed, Silverback, and UHC Medicare Advantage. This is in addition accepting Medicare, Medicaid, private pay, […]

Life gave her lemons, so this Rockwall birthday girl is making lemonade

Life gave her lemons, so this Rockwall birthday girl is making lemonade

ROCKWALL, TX (May 26, 2021) Virginia Reinhardt Elementary student Ellie Estes studied business in her social studies class this school year, inspiring her to host a lemonade stand this Saturday, May 29 to raise money for the Robyn J. Barst Pediatric Research and Mentoring Fund. Ellie hopes the community will support this come-and-go fundraiser in […]