Health

Nursing home notes: Childress

Editor’s note: The Red River Sun only received two photos at press time for the July 1 issue.   By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Childress Healthcare Center recently celebrated its certified nursing assistants (CNA) during CNA Week. Reynalda Juarez started at Childress Healthcare Center 16 years ago. Childress Healthcare Center Administrator Amanda Self…

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Chiropractic Corner

The Right Treatment for Each Patient Over the years, healthcare has had some big changes: lasers are replacing scalpels, robotic arms are used in surgery, imaging has become amazingly detailed and some of today’s commonplace treatments would have been considered science fiction just a decade or two ago. These advances offer more effective and safer…

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Care Center News

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Wellington Care Center continues to be closed to visitors since Thursday, March 12. Staff encourages visits at the windows, on Facebook or a simple phone call. As the 4th of July holiday approach, the dietary department provided a an early Independence Day celebration…

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Food safety tips: Clean grate is a great start to good grilling

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Cleaning grill grates, keeping a clean workspace and properly storing and preparing meats are all important to maintaining food quality and avoiding foodborne illness, said Dawn Dockte, Childress County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family and Community Health Agent in a press release. Cleaning the grill grate is…

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More people tested for COVID-19 in Childress

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS –Of the eight residents tested for COVID-19 at the Mobile Test Collection at the Fair Park Auditorium June 11, seven tests have returned as negative. Childress City Manager Kevin Hodges said seven results have come back and “everybody was negative.” The Texas Department of Health and Human Services…

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Nursing home notes: Memphis

By Ansley Steed/The Red River Sun— MEMPHIS – Memphis Convalescent Center celebrated Father’s Day with a hotdog cookout. “They really enjoyed it, even with social distancing,” Memphis Convalescent Center Administrator Stacy McGhee said. The activity manager put together a celebration where the center’s fathers could sit outside and choose their Father’s Day meal. They ate…

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Nursing home notes: Childress

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Childress Healthcare Center celebrated its two certified nursing assistants (CNA) during CNA Week. Esmeralda Juarez has been with Childress Healthcare Center for 17 years. Voted as Employee of the Year by the Childress Chamber of Commerce this year, Childress Healthcare Center Administrator Amanda Self said she has…

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