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Regional medical director shares COVID-19 insights

Ann Buchanan, MD

Doctors are in a unique position to be on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

“These are unprecedented times,” said Ann Buchanan, MD, emergency physician and regional medical director for TeamHealth. There is nothing in modern times to compare coronavirus to. “This is akin to the Spanish flu in 1918,” she added.

TeamHealth is a national, physician-led company. Buchanan’s group consists of 150 physicians who cover the region including San Marcos (Hayes County), Austin (Travis and Williamson Counties), Lampassas (Lampassas County),  Killeen (Bell County), and Palestine (Anderson County).

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Opinion

Small business needs help weathering the coronavirus storm

TODD PENDLETON Contributor

Small businesses are the backbone and lifeblood of the American economy — and of our own community. We both thank you for your support and issue a public service announcement — 

“We need you to help us get through this time.”

Small businesses are the lifeblood of a community

Whether it’s your favorite restaurant, where they know you by name, or your neighborhood coffee shop where they know you by drink, or your favorite gym, spin class or Barre3, where they burn off those brisket and latte calories, or the local ice cream shop where your kids gather after a little league game, small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities.

Without vibrant small businesses, our unemployment rates would skyrocket and our economy would tank into recession.

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Abbott taps Wilson for Texas Health role

Gov. Greg Abbott named Phil Wilson, a resident of Four Points, as acting executive commissioner for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. 

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