COVID-19


How to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at UT Health San Antonio

November 16, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is available via appointment to everyone 5 years and older. You may schedule the time and date of your vaccine appointment online.



From the Chief Medical Officer: Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines now available

November 5, 2021

UT Health San Antonio offers COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine for children 5 to 11 years old. Convenient appointments can be scheduled online for both children and adults.


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Nationwide study testing ivermectin and other drugs conducted at UT Health San Antonio

November 5, 2021

A large, multi-site study funded by the National Institutes of Health aims to test the effectiveness of three existing drugs, including controversial ivermectin, to treat the symptoms of COVID-19. Known as ACTIV-6, the study is now underway at UT Health San Antonio.



Important facts to know about COVID-19 vaccinations

November 4, 2021

This quick and helpful Q&A video speaks to vaccine symptoms, the importance of booster shots and other timely topics.


From the Chief Medical Officer: COVID-19 vaccine approved for children ages 5 to 11

November 3, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has endorsed the recommendation that children 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine.


Ask the expert: Are COVID-19 vaccines safe for young children?

November 1, 2021

On Oct. 26, the Food and Drug Administration approved COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11. The decision will now go before the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) for a final recommendation Nov. 2-3.