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Community Health First ER supported Fill The Bus 2020

Community Health First ER supported Fill The Bus 2020

"It is amazing when the community comes out and really pulls together. We are really honored to be able to be a drop off site to support our local schools." - Amanda De Alejandro, CH First ER. All school donations are accepted.  "There are 54,000 students in PISD...

Community Health First ER offers Rapid Covid-19 PCR Testing

Community Health First ER offers Rapid Covid-19 PCR Testing

The Houston area has quickly emerged as a hotspot for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Routine testing sites are becoming quickly overwhelmed with long lines of anxious people eager to know if they have the disease. The establishment of non-routine testing...

Is the Fear of COVID-19 Delaying Your Trip to the ER?

Is the Fear of COVID-19 Delaying Your Trip to the ER?

It's deadly to fear the emergency room, even during a pandemic Data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows a dramatic decrease in the number of people seeking emergency care since the pandemic began in March, concluding that some may be...

15 Signs You Need a 24 hour Emergency Room

15 Signs You Need a 24 hour Emergency Room

A 24 hour emergency room is a benefit to a community. The convenience of a capable medical center close by means that you can receive treatment quickly. However, how do you know when your situation is emergent? Many times, you can likely wait to schedule an...

Learn CPR Before a Trip to a 24-Hour Emergency Room

Learn CPR Before a Trip to a 24-Hour Emergency Room

An example of a medical emergency requiring a trip to a 24 hour emergency room is a cardiac arrest. This is the medical term for when the heart stops beating. Your first response when you witness someone in cardiac arrest is to...

Serve the Server PRESS RELEASE – ENGLISH

Serve the Server PRESS RELEASE – ENGLISH

Community Health 1st ER Pledges $10,000 to support Harris County and local communities in response to COVID-19 business closings. Serve the Servers Initiative COVID-19 is a relief campaign to help raise funds. Help us serve those who serve us! In an effort to address...

Serve the Servers PRESS RELEASE- Spanish

Serve the Servers PRESS RELEASE- Spanish

Community Health 1st ER promete $10,000 para apoyar a los servidores en las comunidades locales del condado de Harris en respuesta a los cierres comerciales por el COVID-19. Apoyar a los quien nos da servicio (Serve the Servers) es una iniciativa de campaña por el...

What You Should Know Before Going to a 24-Hour Emergency Room

What You Should Know Before Going to a 24-Hour Emergency Room

A trip to a 24 hour emergency room is usually not something that you plan. However, knowing what to expect when you go can make the experience more comfortable. It can also help you become more active in your health care, which can assist the ER personnel in providing...

Could Shingles Send You to the 24-Hour Emergency Room?

Could Shingles Send You to the 24-Hour Emergency Room?

You may think of shingles as a disease that only older people get. If you are in your 20s, 30s, or 40s, you may feel that you don't need to worry about complications of shingles sending you to a 24 hour emergency room. However, although most people who get shingles...

A 24-Hour Emergency Room Visit for Kidney Stones

A 24-Hour Emergency Room Visit for Kidney Stones

Severe abdominal pain is one of the most common reasons for a visit to a 24 hour emergency room--Kidney stones are commonly the culprit. There is an increased prevalence of kidney stones in the United States. Men have higher instances of the condition than women. The...

Signs of Stroke Mean a Trip to the 24-Hour Emergency Room

Signs of Stroke Mean a Trip to the 24-Hour Emergency Room

Anyone exhibiting signs of stroke should make a trip to the 24 hour emergency room right away. Also known as a brain attack, a stroke occurs when the supply of blood to the brain gets cut off. Brain cells deprived of blood start to die within minutes, meaning that it...

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