Health

Health agency leader Smith: ‘We welcome’ audits into contracting...
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission won’t fight an auditor coming through their doors — in fact, they welcome it. That’s what Charles Smith, executive...
Ribbon Cutting & Open House at the Children’s Clinic of Rusk
The Children’s Clinic of Rusk will host their ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, Feb. 8 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to...


Crisis Center of Anderson & Cherokee Counties updates Jacksonville...
Rotarian Bob Francis (left), Texas National Bank, hosted Roger Pharr from the Crisis Center (CC) to give an update on their outreach and impact in...


Don’t Fall Victim to the Myths about Medicare
Navigating Medicare can be challenging under the best of circumstances. It becomes even more difficult when someone new to Medicare falls victim to the myths, or...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
Meals on Wheels Jan. 31 - Feb. 6
Wednesday: Chicken fried steak with gravy, au gratin potatoes, green peas with red peppers, dinner roll, sliced apples, milk Thursday: Hamburger on bun, hash brown patty,...
UT Health Northeast MD Anderson Cancer Center Celebrates Opening...
A new standard of cancer care is now close to home with the opening of UT Health Northeast MD Anderson Cancer Center in Tyler. As the newest member of the MD Anderson...
CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic welcomes M. Bentoski
JACKSONVILLE – CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic welcomed new provider Michele Bentoski, FNP-C, to serve the patients of their growing community practice...


Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
Samaritan Counseling Center Offers Services
Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas is now offering counseling services for individuals, couples and families at the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Clinic in...
Meals on Wheels Jan. 24 - 30
Wednesday: Chicken pot pie, new potatoes, seasoned carrots, wheat crackers, applesauce, milk Thursday: Sausage and pinto beans, steamed rice, turnip greens, cornbread,...
Business Column: Flu Season Reminders for the Workplace
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports Texas is among states with the highest level of flu-like illness activity this year, with some reports indicating the...
Flu patients leave Texas hospitals strapped
Big-city hospitals in Texas have been overwhelmed this week by an influx of flu patients, and state health officials say influenza activity is widespread across the state....
CHRISTUS Mother Francis-Tyler earns national recognition
Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler was named a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Manager certification...
The class will be from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6 and 7, at the AgriLife Extension Office located at 165 East 6th St., Rusk. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension...