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Message from the President: COVID-19 contact tracing and other safety precautions for UT Health San Antonio community

June 12, 2020

We have implemented a number of protocols on campus to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 including social distancing, masking, temperature screening, symptomatic testing and sanitation precautions. Another safety precaution being added is a process called contact tracing.


Additional screeners needed as more people return to campus

June 12, 2020

Members of the COVID-19 Return-To-Campus Screening Committee and I want to personally thank everyone who has stepped up to help with screening thousands of employees, visitors and patients entering our numerous campus locations. Your willingness to par …


News 4: Blood drives more vital than ever with hospitals performing more non-emergency surgeries

June 12, 2020

“People are coming in much sicker and so we are seeing a larger group of patients who need blood at all at the same time instead of those patients being spread out over time,” said Dr. Maxwell Braverman, Trauma Surgeon, UT Health San Antonio. Read and …


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Glenn Biggs Institute, Caring for the Caregiver at UT Health San Antonio ready to help caregivers coping with the pandemic

June 12, 2020

Faculty and staff of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, in partnership with the Caring for the Caregiver program of the School of Nursing, are concerned about caregivers’ mental health as …


Texas Public Radio: Bartell Zachry, longtime head of construction firm, Air Force veteran, community leader, dies At 86

June 12, 2020

Henry Bartell Zachry Jr., the longtime former president and chairman of the international engineering and construction giant H.B. Zachry Company, died on Wednesday at the age 86. The family asked anyone wishing to honor his memory to consider making a …


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Study will compare treatment strategies for severe brain injury

June 12, 2020

A study of emergency care involving victims of severe brain trauma is to be performed in the San Antonio area.


Streamlined IT Service Catalog

June 12, 2020

The recently released My Service Center now includes an IT Service Catalog with the goal of making services easier to find, understand, and request.



Bazan recognized by National AHEC Organization

June 11, 2020

LAREDO (June 12, 2020) —Julie Bazan, MHA, executive director of the Mid Rio Grande Border Area Health Education Center  based in Laredo, has been recognized for her dedicated leadership by the National AHEC Organization. The NAO made the announcement v …


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Daily temperature screening required to prevent the spread of COVID-19

June 11, 2020

All faculty, staff, students, residents and patients must go through a daily temperature screening at entry points across campus. For your safety and convenience, UT Health San Antonio has installed hands-free temperature self-screening stations. To us …


Rivard Report: Memoriam: Bartell Zachry (1933-2020), Builder and community leader

June 11, 2020

Bartell Zachry, the scion of an international engineering and construction powerhouse who quietly served for decades as a sought-after community leader, died Wednesday at the age of 86 after a long battle with multiple system atrophy, surrounded by Mol …


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