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Respiratory therapists: Key caregivers on COVID-19 team

June 18, 2020

As San Antonio experiences a second surge of COVID-19, the city will be even better prepared as more respiratory care graduates from the School of Health Professions have entered the workforce.

News 4: UT Health San Antonio president says that ‘everyone should be wearing a mask’

June 18, 2020

William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, the president of UT Health San Antonio, issued a statement to residents calling them to intensify their commitment to safe medical behaviors over the recent increase in coronavirus cases. In a press release, Henrich said, …

Healio: HCV video perspectives

June 18, 2020

Dr. Fred Poordad, professor of medicine in the Long School of Medicine, was interviewed recently for a series of short videos on hepatitis C and about agents he’s using in clinical practice, the impact of new CDC guidelines recommending screening all a …

Laredo Morning Times: Laredo executive recognized by national AHEC organization

June 18, 2020

Julie Bazan, MHA, executive director of the Mid Rio Grande AHEC in Laredo, received a leadership award from the National AHEC Organization for her participation on the national board and her education, research and health promotion programs in Laredo. …

Rivard Report: Health officials worry protests could lead to spike in coronavirus cases

June 18, 2020

Robert Ferrer, MD, MPH, a professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, and Adelita Cantu, PhD, RN, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, discuss ways people can protect themselves from COVID-19 and the heat while protesting. …

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‘We Can Stop the Spread’ aims to impact behaviors and save lives

June 18, 2020

UT Health San Antonio calls on the community to do its part UT Health San Antonio’s president, William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, today called for area residents to intensify their commitment to safe behaviors in response to a marked increase in COVID-19 ca …

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At-home workouts during quarantine

June 17, 2020

Since many of us are staying home during the pandemic, we may be missing out on the daily movement that keeps us active and healthy. Sitting for a prolonged period of time can cause some neck and back pain, and if a person is sedentary, it may cause so …

Laredo Morning Times: TAMIU grads use LEAP to enter graduate programs

June 17, 2020

Laredo college graduates will be entering the School of Health Professions programs through the Laredo Early Acceptance Program, a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio with Texas A&M International University. Read the full story. 

UT Health Physicians and Mays Cancer Center are open and ready to safely care for patients

June 16, 2020

Through the uncertainty of COVID-19, UT Health Physicians and the Mays Cancer Center have remained open for care. Our physicians and staff are prepared to battle COVID-19 and have closely followed closely new developments and guidelines from the CDC.

We Can Stop the Spread

June 16, 2020

President William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, says we can stop the spread of COVID-19 and urges people to rededicate themselves to wearing face masks, social distancing and good hand hygiene. In this KSAT 12 Q&A, Dr. Henrich discusses the recent surge in cases and shares some important reminders to help stop the spread.

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