Black patients with cancer fare worse with COVID-19, study shows

April 1, 2022

Structural racism, rather than disease, leads to inequities, authors write Black patients with cancer experienced significantly worse outcomes after COVID-19 diagnosis than non-Hispanic white cancer patients in a study published March 28 in JAMA Network Open. Investigators of the COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (, which includes more than 125 cancer centers and other organizations, studied […]

Message from the COO: Updated COVID-19 safety protocols

February 23, 2022

Dear UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and learners: As we continue to monitor the safety impacts of emerging COVID-19 variants, we find ourselves in a reality that requires that we live with a level of ambiguity and flexibility. To that end, we are staying the course for the foreseeable future. We are extending the […]

What do I do if I have been exposed to someone with COVID-19?

January 31, 2022

If you’d been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you have two different pathways depending on your vaccination status, according to Dr. Heidi Worabo, associate professor with the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing.

Vaccine safety and efficacy

January 24, 2022

At this point, we know the COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective, Dr. Jason Bowling, associate professor at UT Health San Antonio, says because we have so much experience giving them to people and following up to see how they do.

New COVID-19 website serves the community

January 18, 2022

UT Health San Antonio has joined with its partners to establish a new website to provide timely COVID-19 information to the community.

What do I do if I think I might have COVID-19?

January 17, 2022

If you think you might have COVID-19, the first thing you want to do is put on a mask, according to Dr. Adelita Cantu, associate professor with the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing. For more COVID-19 updates, click here.