COVID-19 Antigen Testing In House

October 20, 2020

ERMC is starting to test for COVID-19 antigen in house today (10/20). The antigen test is for symptomatic patients only. It is not a screening test. COVID antigen tests are best utilized in symptomatic patients, within 5 days of symptom onset.

Fall 2020 EMS Minute

October 16, 2020

Keeping You Guard Up: Making Health and Safety a Priority During COVID-19

ERMC Encouraging Vaccinations

September 30, 2020

To minimize the spread of influenza this fall and winter, Ennis Regional Medical Center is encouraging all employees, medical personnel and community members to get vaccinated as soon as possible. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends annual flu vaccination for everyone six months and older, with any age-appropriate flu vaccine.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 28, 2020

Our daily schedules can be tough to juggle. Especially when there is that “one more thing” to try and fit in. Especially now, when we have a new set of COVID-19-related challenges to navigate, like video work calls, shifting school schedules and more. But if you’re a woman age 40 or older, there’s one extra thing you should make time for – an annual mammogram. It’s one hour, once a year, that could save your life.

Dont Take a Chance with Your Health - Get Vaccinated for Flu Season

September 8, 2020

It is hard to believe that in the coming weeks, the temperature will begin its downward trend, and the fall season will already be upon us. This also means that flu season is just around the corner – a period which usually peaks between December and February but can last as late as May. Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness and can even lead to death in certain situations.

Universal Masking

July 17, 2020

Ennis Regional Medical Center is taking every precaution to keep our patients and staff safe, and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our facilities. For this reason, we are following the CDC recommendation and state/county mandate, that anyone who enters our facility must wear a face mask at all times.

How the Pandemic made Ennis Regional Medical Center Better

June 29, 2020

In recent weeks, I have been reflecting on the unprecedented challenges that our community and our team at Ennis Regional Medical Center have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. More specifically, I’ve been intentionally looking for every possible silver lining in a time when – let’s face it – we all need some positive news.

Safe for the Summer: Tips to Help You Stay Protected and Healthy While Enjoying the Season

June 26, 2020

With summer officially here, chances are you’re hoping to take advantage of the season’s many opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature. And while it’s important to remember that COVID-19 is still here and we should be doing everything we can to stop the spread of this virus, taking a break to get outside, soak up some vitamin D and enjoy a little fun in the sun can do a world of good for your physical and mental health.

Ennis Regional Medical Center Eases Visitor Restrictions

May 19, 2020

At Ennis Regional Medical Center, our top priority is safeguarding the health and wellbeing of our patients, providers, employees and community. We continue to closely monitor the prevalence of coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community and follow state and federal guidance as we adapt our operations to safely care for and support our patients.

Maintaining a Clean & Safe Environment

May 18, 2020

Ennis Regional Medical Center is committed to providing a clean and safe care environment, and we are taking all precautionary measures to safeguard our staff, providers and those we serve against the spread of illness. Our hospital is clean and safe – just like it always has been! One of the core elements of properly managing infectious diseases is the cleanliness of our physical facility. We partner with a national environmental services vendor to keep our hospital current on the most effective cleaning and disinfection protocols available in healthcare today.

National Hospital Week

May 11, 2020

Ennis Regional Medical Center is proud to join the American Hospital Association and healthcare organizations around the country in celebrating National Hospital Week, which is observed May 10-15. Each May, National Hospital Week provides an opportunity to pause and honor the millions of healthcare professionals who dedicate their lives to taking care of people in their greatest times of need, and to recognize the positive difference hospitals and healthcare organizations make in the communities they serve.

Maintaining Your Health, Ensuring Your Safety

May 8, 2020

As healthcare providers, patient wellbeing is our chief concern every day of the year. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, part of how we kept our community safe was limiting elective and non-urgent procedures at Ennis Regional Medical Center.

National Nurses Month

May 6, 2020

Ennis Regional Medical Center is proud to join the American Nurses Association (ANA) in celebrating National Nurses Month this May, in an expanded recognition of the positive impact our nurses have on the health and well-being of our community. National Nurses Week – observed annually May 6-12 – honors the men and women around the country who have dedicated their lives to caring for those who are at their most vulnerable and in need. This year, as the invaluable contributions of nurses have gained increased awareness amid the fight against COVID-19, that celebration is being extended into a National Nurses Month.

ERMC to Resume Elective and Non-Urgent Surgeries and Procedures

May 4, 2020

Ennis Regional Medical Center announced today that it is taking the appropriate steps to safely resume some elective and non-urgent surgeries and procedures that were previously rescheduled out of an abundance of caution amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The decision to reschedule procedures when clinically appropriate was made in accordance with federal and state guidance, and aimed to help preserve critical resources in the event of a surge of COVID-19 patients in the community. Today, current projections indicate a lower than expected volume of COVID-19 in the region, which means less strain on healthcare resources.

Robert Rupp Appointed CEO of Ennis Regional Medical Center

May 3, 2020

Ennis Regional Medical Center (ERMC) today announced that Robert Rupp has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO), effective May 4, 2020. He replaces Bob Honeycutt who has transitioned to another hospital within the LifePoint Health network. Rupp will also assume the role of CEO of Parkview Regional Hospital located in Mexia, Texas.