The following was submitted by Karla Radicke, communications officer for Uvalde Memorial Hospital.
During the 63rd Annual Texas Vital Statistics Conference held Dec. 6-8, 2017, in Austin, Uvalde Memorial Hospital received two prestigious state awards – the Five Star Service Award from the Texas Department of State Health Services’ vital statistics unit and the Office of Attorney General Award for Acknowledgement of Paternity.
Birth registrar Norma Castro and health information management department clerk Erica Trevino accepted the awards.
The Five Star Service award is given to Texas hospitals that have met a list of criteria for qualification set by the vital statistics unit.
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