November 2020

How to Celebrate the Holidays COVID-19 Free + Events You Can Attend

By |2022-03-18T13:38:04-05:00November 30th, 2020|Covid-19, Daily Living, Holidays, Local Galveston, Virus & Respitory|

After many of us have spent the majority of our 2020 indoors, we’re all ready to gather with our close friends and family for the holidays. However, the cases in Texas are at an all-time high, with 253 of the 254 counties in Texas reporting cases.  We’ve compiled a list of safety precautions that we [...]

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Bitten By a Venomous Spider? Brown Recluse and Black Widow Explained

By |2022-03-19T14:39:51-05:00November 20th, 2020|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Emergency Medicine, Internal Health, Local Galveston, Local Longview, Local Tyler|

Texas’s climate provides the perfect home for a lot of creepy crawlers, including spiders. Most of them are harmless, but Texas has two species of venomous spiders that can be dangerous, especially if they bite a young child or older adult. The brown recluse spider and the black widow spider aren’t necessarily aggressive, but they [...]

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August 2020

A Guide to Shopping and Dining Out Safely in Galveston

By |2022-06-28T09:23:11-05:00August 31st, 2020|Local Galveston|

Months have passed since news of the coronavirus broke worldwide. While there are many unknowns about the virus, some lessons have been learned along the way that may be useful as you try to gain some normalcy during this time. With shops and restaurants staying open amid the coronavirus pandemic, what are some ways you [...]

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June 2020

4th of July in Galveston 2020 – The Safe Way

By |2022-03-25T11:22:18-05:00June 27th, 2020|Covid-19, Holidays, Local Galveston|

July 4th is usually celebrated by hosting parties with lots of friends and family. But this year may be a little different. Firework safety is always a priority, but now COVID-19 prevention should also be first in mind while celebrating. Although it's easy to forget about the pandemic when we're outdoors enjoying ourselves, folks should [...]

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March 2020

Is There a Good ER Near Me?

By |2022-04-07T13:00:53-05:00March 31st, 2020|Emergency Medicine, Local Galveston, Local Longview, Local Tyler|

Most folks don’t know all of their options when they need to see a doctor right away. If you can’t get a last-minute appointment to see your primary care physician, it’s important to know what other choices you have. Many cities, like Tyler, have a selection of urgent care clinics and emergency rooms that patients [...]

August 2019

Things to Do Labor Day Weekend 2019 in Galveston

By |2022-04-07T12:25:36-05:00August 23rd, 2019|Holidays, Local Galveston|

With all of the back-to-school preparation, work stress, and kids’ activities, it’s time to enjoy a little play and relaxation as summer comes to a close. By the way, did you know that playtime is actually really good for your health? It’s proven to relieve stress, improve brain function, and stimulate creativity in both kids [...]

June 2019

Fourth of July 2023 Events in Galveston

By |2023-07-26T11:43:27-05:00June 28th, 2019|Holidays, Local Galveston|

Parades, Music, and Fireworks to Celebrate Independence Day If you’re looking for Fourth of July events in Galveston, then look no further. Hospitality Health ER sits right on Seawall Blvd., so we know all about Galveston’s biggest Fourth of July celebration: The Galveston Annual Independence Day Parade and Fireworks. Check out the location and details [...]

Rip Currents in the Gulf of Mexico

By |2022-04-07T13:03:49-05:00June 13th, 2019|Local Galveston|

Rip Current Awareness Week What makes Galveston special is its 32 miles of beautiful beaches. Like most beaches, there are rip currents in the Gulf of Mexico  that you might not be prepared for. Any beach with breaking waves can have rip currents, which increases your risk of drowning. In the U.S., over 100 people [...]

May 2019

2023 Memorial Day Events in Galveston

By |2023-04-25T14:47:31-05:00May 9th, 2019|Holidays, Local Galveston|

Galveston Island is full of sun, fun, sports, and live music for a relaxing Memorial Day weekend! Here, you’ll find a couple of Memorial Weekend events in Galveston you might be interested in. We’ve even included a special Memorial Day commemoration event at Seawolf Park to remind us of the real reason we celebrate Memorial [...]

March 2019

3 Tips for Drowning Prevention at Galveston Beaches

By |2022-04-07T12:32:36-05:00March 7th, 2019|Local Galveston|

Drowning lands in the top three leading causes of accidental death in the US. It takes just one glance away or a misstep for a casualty to happen. So before you head out to the Galveston beaches, there are some things you should know to keep your loved ones safe. #1. Accompany any inexperienced swimmers [...]