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Power systems test at the Greehey Campus on May 2

April 29, 2020

UT Health Facilities Management, in collaboration with CPS Energy, has worked to establish a power systems test at the Greehey Campus that will test the normal and emergency power systems on May 2.


KSAT 12: Explained: How San Antonio, Bexar County plan to reopen businesses, activities

April 29, 2020

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, is the chair of the COVID-19 Health Transition Team made up of other UT Health San Antonio faculty and medical experts in the region. The team released a report with their recommendations to safely reopen San An …


KENS: Here are the proposed phases for reopening the San Antonio economy

April 29, 2020

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases and chair of the COVID-19 Health Transition Team, discusses the team’s recommendations for safely reopening the city and county. Read and watch the story. 


Texas Public Radio: Local health experts are coming up with a plan to reopen San Antonio — safely

April 29, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, infectious diseases specialist and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, and Dr. Jason Morrow, associate professor of medicine, are members of the COVID-19 Health Transition Team and were guests on TPR’s “The Sour …


San Antonio Express-News: Local health experts at odds with governor on reopening

April 29, 2020

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases and chair of the COVID-19 Health Transition Team, discusses the team’s findings and recommendations for San Antonio and Bexar County in light of Governor Abbott’s orders to reopen the state. Read the full story.


Rivard Report: San Antonio report calls for doubling current testing, contact tracing rates

April 29, 2020

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases and chair of the COVID-19 Health Transition Team, said the reopening plan released by Governor Abbott’s office “aligns with ours in a lot of ways.” Her team laid out a set of specific criteria for reopening the l …


Rivard Report: City, county aim to balance state rules, local conditions in revising stay-home order

April 29, 2020

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases and chair of the COVID-19 Health Transition Team, discusses the team’s recommendations for the region. “We do have a decrease in the number of cases,” said Dr. Taylor. “Would everybody define it as a sustained de …


San Antonio Express-New: A thicket of committees and task forces is tackling the COVID-19 crisis in San Antonio. Here’s a guide

April 29, 2020

UT Health San Antonio faculty were selected to be on the COVID-19 Health Transition Team for the city and county. Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, is leading the team of local health experts. Read the full story.


Fox 29: New study sheds light into COVID-19 and cancer patients

April 29, 2020

Dr. Ruben Mesa, director of the Mays Cancer Center, comments on a new study released that shows how COVID-19 impacts cancer patients. Read and watch the full story.


KENS 5: Checking in on kids’ mental health amid closures

April 29, 2020

Dr. Donna Roybal, a psychiatrist at UT Health San Antonio, gives parents insight into how to provide mental health support to children and teens during the pandemic. Read and watch the full story.


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