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Section: Archives - posted in 2009

Raising Awareness and Fight Child Abuse
Dec 21, 2009
Covenant Health and Kohl’s are partnering together to raise awareness and fight child abuse through a program called Kohl’s Safety Scene. On Saturday, Dec. 19, Kohl’s representatives will present a check for $22,680 to the Covenant Children’s ...
New Surgical ICU Open House & Dedication Ceremony
Dec 12, 2009
Covenant Health hosted a dedication ceremony and open house Thursday afternoon for the newly remodeled Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). The remodeled SICU includes state-of-the-art equipment, an expansion in beds from 27 to 32, private rooms and ...
New Mexico Family to Donate New Toys to CWC
Dec 7, 2009
For the eighth year in a row, the Callaway family from Dexter, NM will deliver thousands of dollars in new toys to Covenant Women’s and Children’s. Since 2001, Rick and Tracy Callaway have donated more than $100,000 worth of toys to the children’s ...
Hospice of Lubbock's Light Up A Life
Nov 30, 2009
Hospice of Lubbock’s annual Light Up A Life Ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the corner of 19th Street and University Avenue. The community is invited to attend the event which will include a mayoral proclamation, ...
Healthy Thanksgiving Day Tips
Nov 24, 2009
Thanksgiving Day is quickly approaching and homes everywhere are going to be filled with the sweet aroma of turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie. Mouths will start watering and the calories will begin adding up. But there are some simple solutions to not ...
New Covenant Hospital Plainview CEO
Nov 12, 2009
Covenant Health and the Covenant Hospital Plainview Board of Directors are pleased to announce Alan King will become the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Covenant Hospital Plainview effective Nov. 23 As CEO for Covenant Hospital Plainview, King’s ...
Covenant Health System Receives H1N1 Vaccine
Oct 30, 2009
(LUBBOCK) – Covenant Health has received more doses of the H1N1 vaccine from the State of Texas. The vaccine will be distributed based on medical staff input and recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Covenant ...
Covenant Health System Announces Endowment Partnership
Oct 20, 2009
(LUBBOCK) – Covenant Health (CHS) announced today the establishment of the Covenant Health System Endowed Chair in Cerebrovascular Disease in partnership with the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine. The endowed ...
CHS Recieves Grant from LEDA
Oct 19, 2009
Covenant was recognized today by Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) with a grant which will bring new jobs to Lubbock and important new services to our community. This grant will allow Covenant to open a new state-of-the-art IT service ...
H1N1 Flu VS Common Cold
Oct 7, 2009
In light of the concern over the H1N1 flu, it would be beneficial to know the differences between the flu and a cold. Here's a comparison chart to help you spot the difference: Symptom Cold Swine Flu Fever Fever is rare with a cold. Fever is usually ...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oct 7, 2009
This October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Covenant Women’s & Children’s is making a concerted effort to raise awareness. The facts on breast cancer are startling: Every 2 minutes, there is a new breast cancer diagnosis. Every 14 minutes, ...
Covenant Upholds Promise to Protect Employee Base with Elimination of only 48 Positions
Oct 1, 2009
(LUBBOCK) - Covenant Health announced the final stage of its workforce reduction efforts with 48 positions eliminated across the system, officials announced today. More than 80 percent of the positions are management, administrative and support. ...
Final Details of Voluntary Separation Incentive Program
Sep 25, 2009
(LUBBOCK) - Covenant Health announced the final details of its voluntary separation incentive program today. Of the 149 employees who expressed interest in the program, 96 employees received individual notification that their resignations were ...
Pack the Jones In Pink on October 3
Sep 25, 2009
(LUBBOCK) – Texas Tech fans are urged to trade red and black for pink when the Red Raiders square off against New Mexico on Oct. 3 at Jones AT&T Stadium. Covenant Health, in partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Texas Tech University, ...
Covenant Health System Introduces Houser as Interim President and CEO
Sep 16, 2009
(LUBBOCK) – Today Covenant Health Board of Directors announced Jim Houser will serve as the organization’s interim president and chief executive officer effective immediately. “We are honored that a professional of Jim’s caliber, with deep local ...
Covenant Health System, TTUHSC Collaborate on the First Epilepsy Monitoring Unit in Region
Jun 30, 2009
LUBBOCK - Covenant Health and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center collaborated to open the region’s first epilepsy monitoring unit today, bringing specialized neurological care through monitoring and effective surgical treatments. Made ...
Covenant to Open Region's First Hospital for Women and Children
Mar 29, 2009
LUBBOCK—Covenant Health announced today the repurposing of the Lakeside campus to Covenant Women’s & Children’s, the region’s first hospital dedicated to the health care needs of women and children. “More than five years ago Covenant’s ...
Covenant Medical Center & Covenant Children’s Hospital Receive Level II Trauma Verification
Jan 31, 2009
LUBBOCK --The Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) verified the trauma centers at Covenant Medical Center and Covenant Children’s Hospital as Level II Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, respectively. ...
Look Good Feel Good Event Approaches
Jan 14, 2009
LUBBOCK, Texas-Joe Arrington Cancer Center will host the fourth annual Look Good Feel Good Symposium Saturday, Feb. 14. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon in the Knipling Education Conference Center located on top of the West parking ...
The Importance of Cleaning Out Your Medicine Cabinet
Jan 12, 2009
Pharmacists recommend checking medicine labels at least once a year to reduce your risk of ingesting ineffective medicine. Here are some quick and easy tips for cleaning out your medicine cabinet: Check each medication label for expiration dates and ...
Covenant Receives Recognition for Community Partnerships
Jan 9, 2009
LUBBOCK - The Texas Association of Partners in Education (TAPE) awarded Covenant Health with it's prestigious 2009 TAPE GOLD AWARD in the category of Community Partnerships - Health. Covenant Health System was nominated for the award by Lubbock ISD ...
Covenant Employees Pledged more than $1 Million in Donations
Jan 6, 2009
Covenant Health employees continue to be one of the most generous and caring groups in West Texas. Each year their employees go above and beyond with their donations to the United Way, Covenant Cares and Covenant Compassion. Statistics & ...

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