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Replacement Hospital Project Turning Dirt in December
Nov 27, 2019 /

Replacement Hospital Project Turning Dirt in December

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​Uvalde Memorial Hospital made a monumental step in proceeding with the hospital replacement project upon holding a formal pre-construction conference with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on November 20 and closing interim financing arrangements with First State Bank of Uvalde (FSB) on November 26. With the completion of those two tasks, UMH has issued the Notice to Proceed to project contractor Hoar Construction, and work will begin on-site on December 2, 2019.


Newly Certified Babysitters in Town
Nov 26, 2019 /

Newly Certified Babysitters in Town

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​After completing the Safesitter Babysitter Training Program on November 25, 2019 at Uvalde Memorial Hospital (UMH), 8 area youth ages sixth through eighth grade are newly certified for babysitting. Taught by UMH community health workers, Rosie Verdusco and Lydia Canales, the fun and fast-paced class included hands-on activities, videos, role-plays, take-home training materials, and interactive discussion.


UMSA and Sabinal Health Clinic Recognized for Patient Care Strategies
Nov 25, 2019 /

UMSA and Sabinal Health Clinic Recognized for Patient Care Strategies

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Uvalde Medical and Surgical Associates (UMSA) and Sabinal Health Clinic have received an award from TMF Health Quality Institute, formerly Texas Medical Foundation. The Gold TMF Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award received by UMSA and Sabinal is awarded for improving patient outcomes in high-priority clinical areas while applying innovativestrategies to advance quality health care.


New Nurse Practitioner Joining Community
Nov 22, 2019 /

New Nurse Practitioner Joining Community

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​Uvalde Family Practice Association (UFPA) is pleased to announce the addition of Emily Schorr, board certified Family Nurse Practicioner (FNP-BC), to their practice. Emily practices family medicine and has diverse work experiences, including primary and family care, pediatrics, and home health and hospice.


Uvalde Memorial Hospital Celebrating National Rural Health Day
Nov 21, 2019 /

Uvalde Memorial Hospital Celebrating National Rural Health Day

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​Uvalde Memorial Hospital will join the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and other rural stakeholders in celebrating National Rural Health Day on Thursday, November 21, 2019.


Nov 14, 2019 /

Cancer and Medical Center Updates from the CEO

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Much information is circulating regarding Texas Oncology and their recent decision to cease their services in Uvalde. UMH has had a long standing relationship with Texas Oncology providing chemotherapy services that has served both parties and the community very well. Upon recent renewal negotiations, mutually agreeable terms on the space occupied by Texas Oncology were not met. I want to provide some brief details on events leading up to Texas Oncology’s decision not to renew their lease with Uvalde Memorial Hospital, at Kate Marmion Regional Medical Center:




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