Free COVID-19 mobile testing returns to Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall Wednesday

Free COVID-19 mobile testing returns to Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall Wednesday

  (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – May 4, 2020) The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management has announced that the State COVID-19 mobile testing site is coming to Rockwall County again this Wednesday, May 6, by appointment only, from 10 AM – 6 PM at Lake Pointe Church (701 E Interstate 30, Rockwall, TX 75087). Any […]

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall nationally recognized with ‘A’ safety grade

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall nationally recognized with ‘A’ safety grade

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 1, 2020) Texas Health Hospital Rockwall was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade recognizing the hospital’s continued achievement in providing safe, quality health care. The Safety Grade is a letter grade assigned to all general hospitals across the country and updated every six months, assessing how well the hospital […]

COVID-19 State Testing Site for Rockwall County at Lake Pointe Church Thursday

COVID-19 State Testing Site for Rockwall County at Lake Pointe Church Thursday

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 29, 2020) On Thursday, April 30, Texas Military Department will begin conducting a roving COVID-19 testing site in Rockwall County at Lake Pointe Church, 701 East Interstate 30 in Rockwall, 75087.  This testing effort is a partnership among Texas Division of Emergency Management, Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Military […]

COVID-19 testing site utilizes new self-swab method

COVID-19 testing site utilizes new self-swab method

(DALLAS, TX – April 15, 2020)  Starting April 15 the COVID-19 Community Based Testing Site (CBTS) located at the Ellis Davis Field House (EDFH) will begin utilizing self-swab testing kits, transitioning from nasopharyngeal swabs. “The self-swab testing method proves to be less invasive and is safer for patients and healthcare providers,” said Randall Payton, Incident […]

Caregivers, family celebrate as Rowlett man recovering from COVID-19 is released from Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

Caregivers, family celebrate as Rowlett man recovering from COVID-19 is released from Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 11, 2020) After 15 days on a ventilator in ICU at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall, 49-year-old Shawn Cook of Rowlett is headed home today, following a hard-fought battle with COVID-19. An emotional send-off was captured on camera, as his caregivers and family celebrated with joyful tear and cheers. Shawn’s recovery is […]

Governor Abbott waives regulations, expands telehealth options

Governor Abbott waives regulations, expands telehealth options

(AUSTIN, TX – April 9, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott has temporarily waived a series of regulations to lift certain telehealth restrictions and expand telehealth options as Texas responds to COVID-19. These waivers will allow a smart phone or any audio-visual, real-time, or two-way interactive communication system to qualify as a telecommunications technology that can be […]

YMCA launches virtual fitness options for existing Y members and Greater North Texas community

YMCA launches virtual fitness options for existing Y members and Greater North Texas community

DALLAS (March 27, 2020) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is launching Virtual Fitness options to support the North Texas community during this time when health is crucially important. The Y’s Virtual Fitness provides workouts for all skill levels, ages and abilities including kids and active older adults for YMCA Dallas members and the general […]

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet: Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATE

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet: Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATE

  Rockwall County taking proactive approach to keep communities safe (ROCKWALL COUNTY – March 13, 2020) Rockwall County has been actively monitoring the situation regarding an outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). This is a rapidly changing situation, and Rockwall County is taking a proactive approach to ensure that the County is prepared for […]

‘Safe Suite’ opens at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall for survivors of sexual abuse

‘Safe Suite’ opens at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall for survivors of sexual abuse

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 11, 2020) Texas Health Hospital Rockwall (THRW) recently welcomed community partners to an unveiling of its new Safe Suite – a private room dedicated to providing care for sexual assault survivors 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) are on call to provide patients – […]

Message to Rockwall ISD parents regarding coronavirus, Spring Break travel

Message to Rockwall ISD parents regarding coronavirus, Spring Break travel

CLICK HERE TO SEE UPDATED MESSAGE DATED 3/12/2020 FROM ROCKWALL ISD.   Rockwall Safe: PARENT ACTION REQUIRED. A message from Rockwall ISD Communications.  (March 10, 2019) Rockwall ISD Families on Spring Break, Rockwall ISD continues to monitor the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 illness. We want you to know what we have planned during Spring […]

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