Hospital capacity in Dallas on July 4

Hospital capacity in Dallas on July 4

From the Office of City of Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson DALLAS, TX – July 5, 2020 (2:31PM) Twenty-five hospitals on Saturday reported ventilator and bed capacity numbers to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson’s office. Dallas hospitals are required to report the information pursuant to the City of Dallas emergency regulations enacted by Mayor Johnson during the local state […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 – […]

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall earns top quality rating

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall earns top quality rating

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2020, ranking Texas Health Hospital Rockwall among the top ten percent of the more than 4,500 hospitals reviewed nationwide. Within the United States, only 407 hospitals earned the maximum 5-star rating that Texas Health Rockwall achieved, […]

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall breaks ground on much anticipated expansion

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall breaks ground on much anticipated expansion

On December 4, 2019, Texas Health Hospital Rockwall celebrated the beginning of a $91 million expansion project with a groundbreaking ceremony that included representatives from Perkins & Will Architects, Rogers-O’brien Construction, elected officials, community leaders, patrons, hospital management and caregivers. Leading the event, Alma Williams Howard, former Rockwall Mayor and current member of the Board […]

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 […]

Tyler’s Toyz: Local boy’s legacy lives on through donations of stuffed animals

Tyler’s Toyz: Local boy’s legacy lives on through donations of stuffed animals

(ROCKWALL/ROWLETT, TX – Nov. 25, 2019) Donations of new stuffed animals – in all colors, shapes and sizes – are needed to help reach a goal of 5,000 plush toys for delivery to young patients at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas – all in honor of a local boy named Tyler Ray Zapotocky, who died […]

Drive-thru toy drive, family festivities at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall Dec 8

Drive-thru toy drive, family festivities at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall Dec 8

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 20, 2019) Texas Health Hospital Rockwall, in conjunction with Rockwall County Helping Hands, will host a Drive-Thru Toy Drive event complete with carolers and a blood drive from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 in the parking lot of the hospital’s main campus, 3150 Horizon Road. Bring the whole family […]

Meals on Wheels collaborates with Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

Meals on Wheels collaborates with Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 10, 2019) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County provides 65,000 nourishing meals to congregate sites, homebound seniors and people with disabilities who are unable to prepare meals for themselves to help maintain their quality of life and independence. The need for MOWSS is only going to increase as the aging […]