Tag: Harlingen Medical Center

City-donated oxygen machines a gift of life; Commission ratifies $54,750 in CARES funds

HARLINGEN — For some residents, the city’s offered a gift of life. At local hospitals, the city’s been helping COVID-19 patients recover through its donation...

Show of Support: Healthcare heroes saluted by law enforcement procession

HARLINGEN — Respected and appreciated. The physicians, nurses and other medical staff at Harlingen Medical Center received that message well Wednesday morning as they waved...

Standing Ready: COVID recovery centers open for patients

HARLINGEN — Last month, the Rio Grande Valley’s high rate of COVID-19 hospitalizations led state officials to build Texas’ largest recovery centers at Casa de...

The new normal: Virus spread puts county in crisis mode

At a Tuesday press conference, Cameron County Public Health Authority James Castillo said new studies are showing that 80 percent of coronavirus infections are...

Harlingen Medical Center nurse honored with statue

HARLINGEN — She was there. Penny Kleeman was always there, so much so that a poem of that name was read in her honor Tuesday...

Temporary ‘no visitation’ policy at Harlingen Medical Center

HARLINGEN – Harlingen Medical Center has implemented a temporary “no visitation” policy until further notice as part of the hospital’s efforts to keep patients,...

OR nurse recognized for ‘extraordinary’ care

HARLINGEN — Susana Ruiz enjoys working in the operating room. The procedures taking place at Harlingen Medical Center’s OR are serious, and Ruiz empathizes with...