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We Can Stop the Spread: Flatten the Curve

June 24, 2020

Robert Leverence, MD, chief medical officer, talks about the battle we’re fighting in our community. No one is immune to COVID-19. Simple behaviors, like masking, hand-washing and social distancing, make a big difference and can flatten the curve. Together, we can stop the spread.



Laredo health care workers donate personal protective equipment for dental students

June 24, 2020

The Coastal Bend Regional Advisory Council’s Health Care Preparedness Program recently presented a donation of much-needed personal protective equipment to the Laredo Health Department’s dental health clinic.


We Can Stop the Spread: Don’t let your guard down

June 23, 2020

Now is not the time to let our guard down. Do your part by wearing a face mask, practicing social distancing and washing your hands often. Together, we can stop the spread.


A message to patients from Ruben Mesa, MD, director of Mays Cancer Center

June 23, 2020

In this video message, Ruben Mesa, MD, director of the Mays Cancer Center, reassures patients that their safety is a top priority during this uncertain time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


A message to staff from Ruben Mesa, MD, director of Mays Cancer Center

June 23, 2020

In this video message, Ruben Mesa, MD, director of the Mays Cancer Center, emphasizes the center’s commitment to the health and safety of all staff and patients.



Show your love for our community heroes: #weheartSAheroes

June 22, 2020

Our UT Health San Antonio community is encouraged to show some love for our front-line health care providers and essential workers by participating in the #weheartSAheroes program.


Your Erie.com: Your health – Treatments for dementia

June 22, 2020

Nearly 50 million people worldwide suffer from dementia which affects their memory, language and family relationships. Now a blood marker, called Soluble C-D14, is being studied as a potential tool in the neurological disease. Chronic inflammation in t …


Prevention.com: A plume of Saharan dust is expected to create colorful sunsets in parts of the U.S.

June 22, 2020

With the Saharan dust comes a whole new set of issues for allergy sufferers. Dust particles can find their way into your nose and eyes, causing itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, coughing and shortness of breath. A pulmonologist at UT Health San Antonio, Dr …


Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: Does ivermectin work against COVID-19, and other questions answered

June 22, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, answers listeners’ questions about their health during the coronavirus pandemic.


San Antonio Express-News: Bexar County reports 538 new COVID cases, one new death, as surge continues

June 22, 2020

UT Health San Antonio has launched a public education campaign called “We Can Stop the Spread,” an initiative that urges residents to redouble efforts to wash hands meticulously, wear masks in public, avoid touching one’s face, eyes or nose and steer c …


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