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Fox 29: Nearly half of all COVID-19 cases in San Antonio are people 40 years and younger

July 15, 2020

This KABB story features our public education campaign, “We Can Stop the Spread,” and the reminder that young people are not immune to COVID-19. The story closes with Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, sharing COVID-19 testing tips in our PSA vide …


KENS 5: Studies show coronavirus antibodies may only last a few months

July 15, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, explains the need for antibodies to become immune to the virus. She explains that until we build up immunity, or quell this virus, we need to keep taking safety precautions. Read and watch the story.


KSAT 12: UT Health San Antonio experts offer new COVID-19 testing advice

July 15, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, explained that the city doesn’t have the capacity to test those who are asymptomatic because the number of sick patients is so high right now. Our COVID-19 testing PSA video was also included in the story. Read a …


Voices of gratitude for our health care providers and staff

July 15, 2020

On our Impact site, members of the community have been leaving notes of encouragement and support for all staff and providers at UT Health San Antonio.


KSAT 12: Is it safe for students to return to the classroom? San Antonio doctor, teacher, psychologist weigh in

July 15, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, weighs in on this 8-minute, KSAT-TV Extra, in-depth report about the issues surrounding the opening of schools this fall during the pandemic. Read and watch the story.


KSAT 12: Some San Antonio dental practices requiring COVID-19 testing for some procedures

July 15, 2020

UT Dentistry has implemented COVID-19 screening protocols and guidelines to keep patients safe during the pandemic. Read and watch the story.


A message from Governmental Relations: Legislative contact policy

July 14, 2020

The Office of Governmental Relations has the primary official responsibility to communicate with all local, state, and federally elected officials and their respective staff regarding The University of Texas Health San Antonio’s present and future legislative funding and policy priorities.


COVID-19 antibody tests explained

July 14, 2020

Jason Bowling, MD, associate professor of infectious diseases, explains the facts and myths surrounding antibody tests. Learn more about our “We Can Stop the Spread” public education initiative.


Middle East Broadcasting Networks: COVID-19 surge

July 14, 2020

Dr. Thomas Patterson, Infectious Diseases, gave an update on the surge of COVID-19 in San Antonio and the outlook for the antiviral drug, remdesivir for Middle East Broadcasting Networks.


KSAT 12: Is inhaled steroid budesonide really ‘silver bullet’ for COVID-19?

July 14, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, addresses the claims that budesonide is the key to curing coronavirus cases. Read the story.


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