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COVID-19 – FFCRA – Employee Paid Sick Leave & Expanded FMLA

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family & Medical Leave to qualified employees effective …

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April is Autism Awareness Month

Detection is often made when your child is at least two. But you or a teacher who spends a lot of time with your child …

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Coronavirus – Talking With Children

Talking With Children: TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS, PARENTS, AND TEACHERS DURING INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAKS    What You Should Know  When children and youth watch news on …

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Current Status for Coronavirus UPDATED REGULARLY

UPDATED REGULARLY: Thursday, April 30, 2020 Update Today is the last day of Gov. Abbott’s order to shelter in place with tomorrow (Friday, May 1) …

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URGENT CARE VERSUS EMERGENCY ROOM CARE – WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL?

To most folks, urgent care and emergency care are used interchangeably.  However, in a true medical emergency, knowing which one to choose could be the …

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Do you know how FMC impacts our economy?

Freestone Medical Center Economic Impact Did you know that Freestone Medical Center employs approximately 128 people in the Freestone County area?  It’s true!  Between full-time, …

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Getting to know Family Nurse Practitioner Veronica Harris

Getting to know Veronica…. As a 1987 graduate of Fairfield High School, Veronica Harris has a deep love for Freestone County. Continuing on, she graduated …

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KEEPING THE KIDS WARM AND SAFE FROM WINTER’S COLD

Any parent will tell you: the moment there’s a bit of snow on the ground, the kids want to be outside! As January brings its …

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Economic Impact

A Report of the Economic Impact of the Freestone Medical Center in Fairfield, Texas During Fiscal Year 2018   Freestone Medical Center Economic Report

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December Highlight – FNP Tonya Basque

Tonya Basque is a Family Nurse Practitioner at Freestone Health Clinic in Fairfield. Originally, she started in 2012 as the CNO of the hospital, leaving …

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102 wellness-inspired gift ideas for everyone on your list

Whether you’re hitting the mall bright and early or “adding to cart” from the comfort of your couch, there is no better feeling than crossing …

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December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

DECEMBER IS NATIONAL TOY SAFETY MONTH With their children’s wish lists in hand, millions of parents head to the stores or jump online in December …

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