COVID-19


Caring for athletes is a team sport

August 19, 2020

As student-athletes approach the return of their season, the School of Nursing is stepping up to help with COVID-19 testing.



KENS 5 Medical Minute: Pregnancy and COVID-19

August 19, 2020

Pregnancy can put women at a higher risk during this pandemic. Dr. Rachel Pearson, Pediatrics and the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics explains. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video


KENS 5 Medical Minute: COVID-19 Testing – what you need to know

August 12, 2020

Jason Bowling, MD, associate professor of infectious diseases, shares important facts about COVID-19 exposure and testing. He advises wearing a face mask, practicing social distancing and good hand hygiene to stop the spread. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video


COVID-19 survivor shares her recovery journey

August 10, 2020

Erika Ibarra, a 32-year-old surgical resident, says finding out she was infected with COVID-19 was the most terrifying event of her life. In this video, she explains the uncertainty she faced during her fight against the virus. Learn more about our “We Can Stop the Spread” public education initiative.


KENS 5 Medical Minute: COVID-19 antibody tests explained

August 4, 2020

Jason Bowling, MD, an infectious disease expert, explains the facts and myths surrounding antibody tests. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video


KENS 5 Medical Minute: Flatten the curve

July 29, 2020

Robert Leverence, MD, chief medical officer says there are more patients in San Antonio hospitals with the virus who are under the age of 30 than over the age of 60. He explains. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video