COVID-19


Journal article reviews century of data showing COVID-19 likely to impact the brain

January 19, 2021

An article published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association cites decades of published scientific evidence to make a compelling case for SARS-CoV-2’s expected long-term effects on the brain and nervous system.



Miss your vaccine appointment? Here’s how to reschedule

January 13, 2021

UT Health San Antonio has established an email for faculty, staff and students who missed their COVID-19 vaccine appointments or need to reschedule. The email is covid-19@uthscsa.edu.


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Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trial opens at UT Health San Antonio, University Health

January 7, 2021

San Antonians will have the opportunity to participate in the fifth international COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial beginning in January. Locally, 500 participants are being sought.



Nursing student administers COVID vaccine

Thousands receive COVID vaccines, highest risk UT Health patients are next

January 4, 2021

UT Health San Antonio has handed out approximately 8,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine since the first injections began Dec. 15. 

Front-line health care workers, physicians, nurses and students who interact with possible COVID-19 patients received the first shots. The vaccines were made available to all UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and students Dec. 28.



Woman sick on couch with cough.

Allergy symptoms to soar on Christmas Eve, or could it be COVID-19?

December 23, 2020

High winds and cold temperatures are expected to trigger a massive release of mountain cedar pollen. Adults and children who are allergic may experience itchy eyes, nose and throat, and they may have a cough or a runny nose.



Masked holiday women.

Be merry and masked during winter holidays

December 21, 2020

Although the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine is now here, cases and hospitalizations continue to soar and holiday travel and gatherings are cause for concern for many. However, recent guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide recommendations for safely celebrating the winter holidays.