CHRISTUS COVID-19 Resources

As your healthcare partner, CHRISTUS Health wants to assure you that we are fully equipped to provide safe, quality care to our community.

Today is the beginning of your health for tomorrow

With the arrival of the highly anticipated COVID-19 vaccine, there is a lot of information to take in and process. We know you and your family may have questions about the vaccine and other COVID-related concerns, which is why CHRISTUS Health wants you to know we are right there with you every step of the way. For us, today is the beginning of your health for tomorrow.

We are grateful that you’ve entrusted us with your health and the health of your family. We suggest you have a conversation with your primary care provider regarding when you and your family should get the vaccine and if there will be any other directions you should follow after.  

We understand you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, so we have answered some of your most frequently asked ones. 

Safety First

The safety of our patients, Associates and physicians is our top priority. That’s why we successfully practice infection prevention every day. To keep all who enter our facilities safe during COVID-19 we have added the following precautions:

  • Limiting visitors to one essential (caretaker) person
  • Screening everyone who comes through our doors
  • Random temperature checks for Associates
  • Requiring everyone in our facilities to wear masks
  • Offering virtual care services includes, telephone and video visits

We’re in this Together

This may be an unprecedented time, but we have experienced many of these since CHRISTUS was founded 154 years ago. In fact, the first three Sisters who started our ministry in Galveston faced an epidemic of Yellow Fever within the first six months of opening the very first hospital. 

Epidemics and tragedies have been part of our history, and so too has the resolve, after each of those challenges, to move on in love and service to those in need. We stand today in a rich history that gives us confidence that, with God’s help, we can do the same.

We are answering the call to help our community – today and tomorrow. In all that we do, we are devoted to keeping you, your families, our caregivers and our Associates safe. And we are here when you need care. We are ready. 


Visitor Guidelines

Visitor Guidelines

While CHRISTUS Pediatric Primary Group continues to work to provide care and treatment for all of our patients, we are also working hard each day to reduce the risk of potential exposure to COVID-19. Please review our visitor guidelines.

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CHRISTUS COVID-19 Research

To help combat the wildly spreading COVID-19 pandemic and make meaningful contributions towards the advancement of science and medicine, the CHRISTUS Institute for Innovation and Advanced Clinical Care (CIIACC) remains strategically focused on bringing cutting-edge and innovative clinical research participation opportunities to our diverse patients.

Telemedicine

Virtual Visits

Our video and telephone visits are perfect for those “on the go,” or for patients who are concerned about sharing, or potentially catching, an illness while out in public.

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News

Up-to-date news from each of our hospitals and ministries.

Emergency Care

Emergency Care

While COVID-19 is new, our processes and procedures in place for infection prevention and preventing the spread of illness are not. CHRISTUS Health's Emergency Departments are equipped to safely provide care for life-threatening illness and injury – and seeking that care is essential. Do not postpone seeking care if you are urgently ill.  Go to the Emergency Department or call 9-1-1

CHRISTUS Foundations

United for a Healthier Tomorrow

We greatly appreciate your care and concern for our patients, our Associates and our ministry while we face the challenges of COVID-19. In response to so many who have reached out to offer help, we have set up a dedicated fund to support our response to COVID-19.

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Spiritual Care

Our Spiritual Care Teams are committed to supporting the spiritual well-being of our patients and their friends and family, our staff and the community. This is true especially during times of illness and hospitalization. We serve all patients and families regardless of faith or affiliation.

News

Universal Masking

The health and safety of our patients, visitors and clinicians remains a top priority. Visitors are required to wear a mask that covers both the nose and mouth. Visitors are responsible for acquiring their own masks (cloth masks are allowed).