• April 10, 2020

Odessa American: Ector County Hospital District

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MCH creates phone line for health screening

Medical Center Health System is creating a phone line for patients to call for health screenings when presenting signs for COVID-19 that will go live on Monday. 

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No cases found locally so far

As of Thursday afternoon, no cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Ector County and the county’s top health official urged those who are ill to contact their physician.

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Tippin: It's just a matter of time

Medical Center Hospital was the site of a meeting between city, education and health officials to discuss preparations for coronavirus protocol and how to relay accurate information to Odessans about the virus.

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Free STD clinics set to start in December

A group of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center physicians, residents and medical students will begin offering a free sexually transmitted disease clinic starting Dec. 7.

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Odessa physician receives leadership award

THE WOODLANDS Dr. Ikemefuna “Ike” Okwuwa, of Odessa, was awarded the Texas Academy of Family Physicians Special Constituency Leadership Award during TAFP’s Annual Session and Primary Care Summit in The Woodlands on Nov. 9.

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Premature births are common

Medical Center Hospital neonatal nurse practitioner Amanda Hughes says there are more premature births here than people realize and the hospital, Children’s Miracle Network and March of Dimes are working to make sure people know that.

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Retired MCH administrator dies at 76

Though it was more than 30 years ago, David Meisell remembers picking J. Michael Stephans up from the airport.

4:43 pm | See more

ECHD picks up mass shooting bill

During the Ector County Hospital District’s monthly meeting Tuesday evening, the board of directors unanimously approved the absorption of all hospital charges for direct victims of the Aug. 31 Odessa mass shooting.

9:26 am | See more

Local streamer gaming for MCH

David Lasater loves video games, and he’s asking the community to watch him play for a day.

1:22 pm | See more


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