For two years our world has been struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. This new virus has made its way to every corner of the planet and as it travels, it mutates. COVID-19 is a burden to everyone, but health care workers around the world have been fighting on the front lines since day one, with […]
Holy Cross Hospital is no longer able to offer Outpatient COVID-19 Testing.
Holy Cross Medical Center is unable to offer rapid COVID testing to asymptomatic patients. This change is due to supply chain issues related to the test kits used to perform this testing. We have created a list of alternate sites where you may be able to get tested for COVID-19. Holy Cross Hospital only offers […]
Taos Vaccine Update – April 1st, 2021
As part of our ongoing efforts to provide the community with up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 and vaccinations in Taos County, we have an update from April 1st, 2021.Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical center shares an update about our vaccination numbers, expanding vaccinations to two days a week at the Sagebrush Convention Center with […]
Taos Vaccine Update – March 29th, 2021
As part of our ongoing efforts to provide the community with up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 and vaccinations in Taos County, we have an update from March 11th, 2021 with Dr. Heather Marshall Vaskas, Emergency Medicine Medical Director at Holy Cross Medical Center. To register for your vaccination:www.VaccineNM.org (855) 600-3453 To volunteer to help distribute Vaccines:https://app.vomo.org/project/taos-vaccination-volunteers […]
Taos Vaccine and COVID-19 Update – March 9th, 2021
Holy Cross Medical Center hospitalist, Dr. John Foster, offers an update on COVID-19 in the Taos community.
Taos Vaccine Update – Feb 25th, 2021
As part of our on going efforts to provide the community with up to date information regarding COVID-19 and vaccinations in Taos County we have an update from Feb 25th, 2021. Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical center shares an update about our vaccination numbers, talks about the process to get in line for […]
Taos Vaccine Update – Feb 4th, 2021
As part of our on going efforts to provide the community with up to date information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccinations in Taos County we have an update from Feb 4th, 2021. Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical center shares some important contact information, explains the vaccination process, and offers some insight on […]
Taos Vaccine Update – Feb 1st, 2021
Vaccinations for Covid-19 began in December of 2020 and Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center wanted to share an update on how the community wide vaccinations are going. If you or someone you know can’t register online for their vaccination, please call our Vaccine Registration Assistance hotline at (575) 751-8950 Join the waiting […]
Taos Vaccine Billing Concerns – Your Questions Answered
We have been hearing that there is some confusion about whether you have to pay for the COVID-19 Vaccine. The answer is no, Individuals are not being billed for their vaccination. Insurance companies are billed for the distribution, but individuals should not need to pay. To help clear up the confusion, our CEO, Bill Patten […]
Is the COVID-19 Vaccine the Right Choice for Me?
When it comes to deciding whether or not you should get the COVID-19 vaccine, you are the only one that can make the decision. There is a lot of confusion regarding the vaccine, and there are many rumors circulating regarding vaccinations. We wanted to share a document that will help answer some of the frequently […]
Holy Cross Hospital has Distributed over 1,500 Doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine.
COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Taos are finally underway. Led by Holy Cross and in concert with Taos County, the Department of Health, and the Town of Taos, we have now given out more than 1,500 doses of vaccine. Because of the networks and collaboration we have built over the course of COVID response, especially through […]
Taos Vaccine Distribution Update for Taos County
Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares some updated information regarding the vaccination program that Holy Cross Hospital is managing for Taos County. If you are a New Mexico resident, you can sign up to be added to the vaccination list here https://cvvaccine.nmhealth.org/
Answers to Your Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccine
Dr. Heather Marshall Vaskas, Emergency Medicine Medical Director of Holy Cross Hospital reviews the COVID-19 vaccine and reviews some common questions and concerns about the vaccine. If you are a New Mexico resident, you can sign up to be added to the vaccination list here https://cvvaccine.nmhealth.org/
Information About the COVID-19 Vaccine From Dr. John Foster, our Local Doctor.
John Foster, one of the Hospitalists at Holy Cross Hospital wanted to review how the COVID-19 vaccine works and answer some of the questions that he has been hearing regarding the vaccine.
Holy Cross Hospital Receives First Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine
Holy Cross Medical Center, in coordination with the NM Department of Health, will start vaccinating employees and other high risk healthcare providers using the limited doses of COVID-19 vaccine received today, December 15; 150 doses of the vaccine were received this morning. Holy Cross submitted the necessary paperwork to be a distribution hub for the […]
How the COVID-19 Vaccine Will be Distributed by Holy Cross Hospital
It is very likely that we will receive the first round of vaccine doses for Northern New Mexico on Dec 15th. Holy Cross Hospital has been putting plans in place throughout the summer so that we could be prepared to distribute the vaccine. Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares information on the […]
Board Review – December, 2020
Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a report from the Board Meeting held in December, 2020.
A COVID-19 Update
COVID-19 cases have started to increase in Taos County, and we have seen an increase in COVID patients at Holy Cross Hospital. We know members of the community are concerned about this increase. Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares an update regarding the next wave of COVID-19 and how Holy Cross Hospital […]
A Doctors Opinion on the Growing Number of COVID-19 Cases in Taos County.
Dr. John Foster, Hospitalist at Holy Cross Hospital had some information he wanted to share with the community regarding the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Taos County. Taos County had a substantial increase in positive COVID-19 tests in October, and due to that increase we are seeing more COVID patients at Holy Cross Hospital. […]
Our Covid-19 Response and How to Prepare for Flu Season.
Holy Cross Medical Center’s Emergency Medicine Medical Director, Dr. Heather Marshall Vaskas wanted to share an update regarding the efforts that Holy Cross Medical Center took during the first few months of the pandemic as well as review some of the issues we are preparing for now that the colder months are coming. We are […]