COVID-19 and Healthcare Workers

As the worldwide pandemic drags on, dragged along with it is an increasing toll on the mental health of those caring for us. Frustration, anxiety, worry and burnout are weighing heavily on those who are on the frontlines caring for the public. From doctors and nurses to sanitation workers to grocery store employees and delivery […]

Chest Pains and COVID-19

Chest pains in and of themselves are a concern.  In these times of a global pandemic, they take on new significance. If you experience discomfort in your chest, it might include a dull ache, a crushing or burning feeling, a sharp stabbing pain or a pain that radiates to your neck or shoulder.  It could […]

Acute Care Versus a Hospital ER

While Frontline ER has emergency room as part of its name, it is clear that we serve our communities with acute care. So just what is the difference between an emergency room and an acute care center? And when should you go to the hospital ER and when should you use an urgent care center? […]

Dallas Council Member Blackmon Visits Frontline ER Dallas

It is a real pleasure and a thrill when our civic leaders stop by our locations to visit.  Recently, Dallas City Council Member Paula C. Blackmon stopped by our Dallas location for a visit. “We appreciate the community partnership Frontline ER gives to our East Dallas community,” Ms. Blackmon said.  “The work is valued and […]

Frontline ER Helps an Angel Find Testing for Guatemalan Travelers

Frontline ER came to the rescue of some Guatemalan travelers but not without the help of an angel. Thanks to the courtesy and quick thinking of Elena Tavira, five men in transit between Washington, D.C., and their final destination of Guatemala, were able to continue their journey.  Thanks to Ms. Tavira, she was able to […]

Telling the Difference Between Seasonal Allergies and COVID-19

With allergy season coinciding with the global pandemic, it bears repeating that we should all consider the similarities and differences between the symptoms for the two afflictions. Before you run off to be tested, consider which symptoms go with with which illness.  Let’s list the symptoms of each and those they have in common (data […]