COVID-19


Post-COVID syndrome hits kids’ hearts

September 4, 2020

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome damages the heart to such an extent that some children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions.




Avoid the ‘twindemic.’ Get your flu shot.

September 3, 2020

Doctors aren’t sure of exactly how the flu and COVID-19 might interact, but highly recommend flu vaccines this year.



KENS 5 Medical Minute: Back to School Vaccines

September 3, 2020

Johanna Matos, APRN, UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, urges parents to take steps to help keep their children healthy as schools prepare to start in-person classes. That includes getting the flu shot this year and making sure kids are up to date on routine vaccinations. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio […]



New Latino-Focused Campaign: Juntos, We Can Stop COVID-19!

September 2, 2020

Salud America! launched this digital campaign to inform and urge Latino families to take action to slow the spread of COVID-19.




Don’t let Labor Day become a COVID day. Mask up!

August 28, 2020

Experts urge everyone to wear masks, observe 6-foot social distance, wash hands vigorously, and avoid indoor and large gatherings.



KENS 5 Medical Minute: Back to School and COVID-19

August 26, 2020

Donna Roybal, MD, a child psychiatrist at UT Health San Antonio explains why triple-layered masks are most effective in this week’s Kens 5 Medical Minute. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video