COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Wellington Care Center

Administrator approaches one-year anniversary By Bev Odom / The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON —  April Lindsey, assistant director of nursing at Wellington Care Center (WCC), led by example by being the first to receive the revolutionary new shot during the recent COVID Vaccination Clinic. “The vaccine was offered to all residents and staff with CVS…

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Pickard, Colson lead the way on vaccines

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Beth Pickard, MD, and Cassie Colson, FNP, became some of the first Collingsworth County residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Collingsworth Family Medicine last week along with additional frontline healthcare workers. “So far, we have done around 10 vaccines a day and those have been reserved…

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CGH adds comfort to COVID-19 wing

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Collingsworth General Hospital recently installed air scrubber ventilation systems in the temporary COVID wing of the hospital. “During this pandemic, Texas Tech has provided face shields, ear savers and now this innovative device to take care of our community,” said Candy Powell, administrator. “We want to say a…

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Texas to get 1.4 million COVID vaccine doses

Special to The Sun— AUSTIN – Texas is ready to distribute 1.4 million doses as soon as the COVID-19 vaccine receives federal government approval. Gov. Greg Abbott said the vaccines should be arriving the week of Dec. 14 and would be distributed to qualifying providers. Health care workers are the first in line to receive…

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