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It’s been a relatively quiet week at the Medical Arts Hospital’s Emergency Room. Medical facilities usually see an increase in visits when there are below-freezing temperatures, icy roadways and non-functioning heaters. That’s not to say Lamesa hasn’t seen injuries sustained in falls, a few car accidents and the occasional burn caused by a space heater being too close. But overall, Dr. Anthony Gipson, director of the ER, said no major trauma was inflicted due to slippery roads or sidewalks. People did enter the ER this week after being involved in vehicular accidents, as did travelers wanting a warm place after staying in unheated ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331