Rockwall’s Beacon Harbor reports 18 residents, 8 staff tested positive for COVID-19

Rockwall’s Beacon Harbor reports 18 residents, 8 staff tested positive for COVID-19

ROCKWALL, TX – July 30, 2020 – The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management today reported that Beacon Harbor Healthcare & Rehabilitation, located at 6700 Heritage Parkway, has 18 residents and 8 staff (three recovered) that have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Beacon Harbor is currently working with Garland Health Department, Rowlett Emergency Management, […]

Rain or shine, Rockwall rehab facility showers residents with love

Rain or shine, Rockwall rehab facility showers residents with love

UPDATE (7/30/2020): For photos and video from the car parade, visit the Highland Meadows facebook album!  ROCKWALL, TX – July 29, 2020 — Tomorrow’s forecast may be partly cloudy, but there’s a 100% chance of smiling faces at Highland Meadows in Rockwall. The health and rehab facility is hosting a drive-by car parade to allow […]

Message from the Rockwall County Health Authority on COVID-19 (Sunday, March 22)

Message from the Rockwall County Health Authority on COVID-19 (Sunday, March 22)

From Gary Bonacquisti, Rockwall County Health Authority: We understand the frustrations of some in Rockwall County regarding COVID-19 testing and assure you we are doing our best to overcome these limitations. Well over 60 tests are out at labs pending for Rockwall County residents. Testing is continuing to increase throughout the region. However, turn around […]

Chambers Launch Association Health Plan with North Texas Chambers Made Possible by New Regulations

(ROWLETT, TX – Oct. 30, 2018) The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce today announced new health insurance plan options for small business members.  This was made possible by Association Health Plan rules issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) in July 2018. The Chamber and our Affiliated partners have accomplished this in time for the effective […]

Janice Longino chosen as 2018 President of Texas Association of Health, Physical Education and Dance

Janice Longino chosen as 2018 President of Texas Association of Health, Physical Education and Dance

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 16, 2018) Janice Longino, Amy Parks-Heath Elementary PE Teacher, was recently chosen to be the 2018 President of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education and Dance (TAHPERD). “Janice Longino is a long-time educator who continues to strive for excellence each day. She continuously brings enthusiasm and challenges herself by seeking […]

Five Tips to Keep You Alert, Energized and Well-Rested After We ‘Fall Back’

(ROWLETT, TX – November 2, 2015) Daylight saving time often brings people to begin dreading going to bed and waking up.  Let’s be honest, no one likes the thought of shifting their schedule.  To those with kids, this is even a bigger challenge.  I encourage people to use this time to do an overall check […]

US Rep Ratcliffe calls on President to denounce Planned Parenthood practices

WASHINGTON DC (July 16, 2015) In a recent video, new documentation surfaced that Planned Parenthood abortion clinics not only profit from the intentional destruction of unborn children, but also sell children’s organs, piece by piece, to fetal tissue brokers. U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) has spoken out about this horrific act. “I am sickened by […]

Heath Community Senior Health Fair

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Assessing and addressing community health

HEATH/ROCKWALL,TX. (June 27, 2014) In healthcare, we thrive on change – especially when it arrives as expanded health care offerings, new specialties, technology and other avenues of growth. Last year, Texas Health Rockwall conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment to better understand the health status and needs of our community. This assessment, which you can […]

Focus on fitness: think positive, plan, get support

Do you ever feel like you need some assistance to reach your goals?  Following are some tips that can help you: First, what is it you want to accomplish?  Do you want to lose weight?  Do you want to add muscle?  Do you want to reduce your blood pressure or relieve stress? What I find […]