Health

COVID-19: CRMC update on transfers

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Childress Regional Medical Center (CRMC) Chief Operating Officer and RN Holly Holcomb wants the public to understand the near worst-case scenarios happening at the hospital. “We are overwhelmed,” said Holcomb. “It’s not like anything we’ve experienced before. I wish I knew a magical answer.” That’s why Holcomb…

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COVID-19 outbreak at Roach Unit at Childress County is over

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – The T.L. Roach Unit in Childress was the last Texas prison to get a COVID-19 case, but it had 28 percent of the cases in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) last week. The COVID-19 cases lowered to 21 cases on Friday, Nov. 20, according to…

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Motorists urged to take simple safety precaution over Thanksgiving

Special to The Sun— AUSTIN – With health and safety a top priority for millions of Texans, TxDOT reminds motorists of one of the simplest and easiest precautions everyone can take to protect themselves and their loved ones: buckling up. Wearing a seat belt reduces the risk of dying by 45% for people in the…

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Chiropractic Corner

Treating Migraines Migraines are defined as extremely painful, recurring headaches that are commonly accompanied by other symptoms such as visual disturbances, nausea, and sensitivity to sounds and smells. There are two types of migraine: migraine with aura (common migraine) and migraine without aura (classic migraine). If you have a migraine with aura, you may see…

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Finacial Focus by Mark Keys

Managing your retirement plan under a new employer Your employer-sponsored retirement plan is a valuable asset. But sometimes things happen that can affect the status of your plan. So, for example, if you work for a hospital that changes ownership, and you have been participating in a 403(b), 457(b) or 401(k) retirement plan, what should…

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FUMC Childress will still have Agape Thanksgiving Meal

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – The First United Methodist Church in Childress will still have its Agape Thanksgiving Meal on Thursday, Nov. 26. It will just look a little differently because of COVID-19. “With the way this year has gone, we felt that this may be the year our Agape Thanksgiving Meal…

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COVID-19 limits attendance at CISD ballgames

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Due to the influx of COVID-19, Childress County Judge Jay Mayden said changes are being made throughout Childress County, including the Childress Independent School District. While Mayden said Childress Independent School District (CISD) schools will stay open, CISD Superintendent Carl Taylor said attendance will be limited at…

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