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Benefits of Getting Vaccinated

COVID-19 vaccines were developed using science that has been around for decades. COVID-19 vaccines are not experimental. They went through all the required stages of clinical trials. Extensive testing and monitoring have shown that these vaccines are safe and effective. COVID-19 vaccines have received and continue to undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S.… Read More »

FDA Updates J&J EUA with Guillain-Barré Syndrome Warning

On July 8, 2021, the FDA revised the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Emergency Use Authorization fact sheet to include a warning related to Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS). GBS is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks healthy nerve cells in the peripheral nervous system, causing muscle weakness or paralysis. According to the Centers… Read More »

It’s “Back to school” time

It’s “Back to school” time and AccelHealth is here to help you with your child’s immunizations, physicals, and dental check-ups. Don’t forget to bring your child’s immunization/health records when you arrive. AccelHealth accepts private insurances as well as Medicaid, Medicare, and the Children’s Health Program (CHIP). Please ask about our Sliding Fee Scale Discount. Have… Read More »

Dr. Christophe to leave AccelHealth

AccelHealth received notice late June 9, 2021 that Dr. Christophe, DDS last day will be June 24, 2021.  Because continuity of dental care is very important, it is highly recommended that you establish care with another dentist as soon as possible. Additionally, AccelHealth is in the process of onboarding a new Dentist which will be… Read More »

Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

Summary of Recent Changes Updates as of April 27, 2021 Guiding principles for fully vaccinated people are now provided. Underscores that immunocompromised people need to consult their healthcare provider about these recommendations, even if fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask outdoors, except in certain crowded settings and venues. Clarification… Read More »

APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

AccelHealth is donating 200 pinwheels to the Brownwood and Stephenville Child Welfare Boards in support of Child Abuse Prevention month. Thousands of Texans will wear blue, the official color of prevention, to show their support for children. Many community events and activities are scheduled throughout the month to emphasize the critical importance of preventing child… Read More »

Texas to open COVID-19 vaccination to all adults on March 29

DSHS directs providers to continue to prioritize older adults All adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas beginning Monday, March 29. The Texas Department of State Health Services expects vaccine supplies to increase next week, and providers in multiple parts of the state have made great strides in vaccinating people in… Read More »

School and child care personnel now eligible to be vaccinated

The Texas Department of State Health Services today notified all vaccine providers that they should immediately include school and child care workers in vaccine administration. Last night, DSHS received a letter from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services directing states to expand eligibility to include people who work in school and child care… Read More »