COVID-19

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How to avoid skin irritation and acne from masking

June 15, 2020

Sandra Osswald, MD, chief of the Division of Dermatology in the Department of Medicine, shares some tips to help protect your skin.



Temperature self-screening station

Daily temperature screening required to prevent the spread of COVID-19

June 11, 2020

All faculty, staff, students, residents and patients must go through a daily temperature screening at entry points across campus. For your safety and convenience, UT Health San Antonio has installed hands-free temperature self-screening stations.



KENS 5 Medical Minute: Thinking about seeing your dentist? An expert weighs in.

June 11, 2020

Peter Loomer, DDS, PhD, dean of the School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio, explains why it’s safe and important to resume dental appointments. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video


Nursing home residents

Protecting the most vulnerable from COVID-19

June 4, 2020

In terms of deaths, no population in the country has been hit harder by COVID-19 than residents and staff of long-term nursing homes.



KENS 5 Medical Minute: Supporting kids during COVID-19

June 4, 2020

Donna Roybal, MD, a child psychiatrist at UT Health San Antonio, gives tips on how to keep kids engaged at home during COVID-19. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5.


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New self-screening kiosks arrive on campus

May 29, 2020

A new method for COVID-19 temperature screening has arrived at the UT Health San Antonio campus —10 touchless kiosks to prepare for more faculty, staff, students and residents to return to campus and more patients to begin scheduling in-person appointments. The kiosks do not require a human screener to operate, relieving the staffing required at […]