Tag: Valley Baptist 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...

Valley Baptist Abuse Response Team serves as advocate for Valley’s vulnerable

HARLINGEN – For victims of abuse and domestic violence, the road to healing and justice can be a difficult one to travel, but Valley...

Valley Baptist highlights importance of mammograms

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Valley Baptist Health System is raising awareness throughout the Rio Grande Valley community about prevention and treatment. In...

Health officials bracing for flu season; Warn COVID-19 mix could tax hospitals

HARLINGEN — When the pandemic broke out here, Rene Perez began charting jumps in ambulance calls as the coronavirus mixed with the flu season. Last...

NBICUs at Valley Baptist-Brownsville, Harlingen care for tiny patients

With September serving as Newborn Intensive Care Unit Awareness Month, expectant mothers should know that expert teams at Valley Baptist Health System are standing...

Doctors turn to radio to educate community on dangers of delaying cardiac care

Valley Baptist Physician Network is turning to the radio waves as another means of reaching local residents who are coping with cardiac conditions but...

Health Experts: Flu vaccinations critical as COVID-19 continues into flu season

With the first “cold” front of 2020 already in the books, local residents may be turning to thoughts of pumpkin spice lattes and sweater...

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...

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...

Child Life Month highlights importance of making children comfortable during hospital stay

HARLINGEN – Hospitalization can be a stressful event for anyone, but for children, a hospital stay can be especially difficult due to their age,...