How to Have a Safe and Fun Labor Day

There’s nothing better than gathering with your family and friends for a day of fun in the sun, food and games. We want all of our patients and their loved ones to have a safe and memorable Labor Day. Keep […]

Breastfeeding Isn’t Just Beneficial For Your Baby

       Bringing home your baby from the hospital and watching them grow those first few months can be nothing short of magical, even with the sleepless nights. Every yawn, cry and smile is a moment you’ll cherish and remember forever.        But […]

Quick, Delicious Smoothies To Sip Through Summer

While it’s summer, make sure to cool down with a refreshing and antioxidant-packed drink to beat the heat. Smoothies are full of vital nutrients, ensuring you look and feel your best no matter the season. And there’s a smoothie for […]

Questions about Billing? We’ve got answers.

How will I pay for the emergency treatment of my loved one or myself? Does your facility accept my insurance? What about Medicare, Medicaid and federally funded insurance programs? At Lufkin ER, we understand that figuring out how to pay […]

Should I Visit the ER?

Health issues – whether illness or injury – can be difficult to diagnose on your own. Sure, a common cold can be treated at home with a little rest, over the counter meds, and chicken soup, but what about more […]

How to Stay Calm When There’s Blood Involved

It’s a common enough scenario – your child falls face first into concrete, some scrap metal in the garage catches your leg, your thumb gets in the way of a kitchen knife – and when there’s blood involved, it can […]

How to Boost Your Immune System

Our immune systems are the inner clocks of our bodies, constantly ticking away and ensuring our health. They keep sickness at bay and tell us when to give ourselves a break. Sometimes the day-to-day routine of life can run down […]

Why Stand-Alone ERs Cannot Accept Medicare or Medicaid

When a loved one is sick or injured, thinking about payment for their treatment is the last thing you want to do. If you visit a stand-alone ER center, it’s important to know their restrictions. Stand-alone ER centers are prohibited […]

How to Prepare for a Medical Emergency

When an emergency arises, even the most calm of people can become panicked and insecure. You may feel unsure or pressured when you’re faced with a potentially life-threatening situation and have no idea how to help. Whether it’s your own […]