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 »

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Management of Chronic Cardiometabolic Conditions and Mental Health During COVID-19 Examining the Relationship Between Delay Discounting, Delay Aversion, Diabetes Self-care Behaviors, and Diabetes Outcomes in US Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes News You Can Use – May 2021

Diabetes and the COVID-19 Vaccine COVID-19 vaccination is especially important for people with underlying health problems like heart disease, diabetes and obesity. People with these conditions are more likely to get very sick from COVID-19 disease itself and need protection provided by the vaccine. Diabetes and Coronavirus (COVID-19): What You Need to Know About Getting… 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 »

March 23 is Diabetes Alert Day

This one-day “wake-up call” reminds us about diabetes and the serious health issues it can cause. Diabetes can lead to heart disease, vision loss, kidney disease and loss of toes, feet or legs. Sometimes you don’t even notice the symptoms of diabetes. Symptoms can occur gradually over several years, especially if you develop type 2… 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 »