COVID-19

This Saturday only: Limited number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for UT Health San Antonio family members

April 6, 2021

Sign your eligible family members up to receive their COVID-19 vaccine from UT Health San Antonio. There are a limited number of vaccine appointments available for this Saturday’s vaccine clinic (April 10, 7:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.). Anyone 16 years of age or older is now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Sign up here.



CDC updates guidelines for fully vaccinated people

March 30, 2021

With 8,700 UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and students now vaccinated, and even more vaccinations distributed throughout the community, many are wondering if they can ditch their masks and return to social events. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently updated its guidelines for those who are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.




Global health care worker burnout is high and ‘unsustainable’

March 26, 2021

Physicians aren’t alone. A published letter by Dharam Kaushik, MD, associate professor of urology and surgeon with the Mays Cancer Center, also references a large study of burnout and trauma in nurses during the pandemic.




COVID-19 nasal swab test may not be best for those who’ve had sinus surgery

March 26, 2021

People who have had major sinus surgery should consult their ENT doctor before undergoing COVID-19 swab testing, new research indicates. Switching to other testing may be warranted for safety.




Masking requirement to continue at UT Health San Antonio

March 8, 2021

Reflecting our commitment to the health of the community, UT Health San Antonio and all of its locations will continue to follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, including the requirement to wear masks.




Mays Cancer Center conducting study to learn how COVID-19 vaccine affects patients with cancer

March 4, 2021

Individuals with cancer who get COVID-19 are more likely to have severe illness and higher death rates compared to the general public. This study aims to help prevent worse outcomes in patients with cancer and COVID-19