COVID-19


Texans encouraged to do their part to slow the spread

July 22, 2020

The Office of the Governor and Francisco G. Cigarroa, MD, released a new PSA with reminders about masking, hand-washing and social distancing.




Iraq war, pandemic both show need for improved airway devices

July 17, 2020

Responding to what he observed in Iraq and is now seeing in coronavirus patients, UT Health San Antonio’s Robert De Lorenzo, MD, is leading a team of researchers in developing a superior breathing tube and an improved suction device to clear airways.



Voices of gratitude for our health care providers and staff

July 15, 2020

On our Impact site, members of the community have been leaving notes of encouragement and support for all staff and providers at UT Health San Antonio.


COVID-19 antibody tests explained

July 14, 2020

Jason Bowling, MD, associate professor of infectious diseases, explains the facts and myths surrounding antibody tests. Learn more about our “We Can Stop the Spread” public education initiative.



Diabetes, dialysis patients must remain vigilant in pandemic

July 8, 2020

For some of the most medically vulnerable residents, precautions will always remain in place, even after a COVID-19 vaccine is developed.



A trauma surgeon’s appeal: Help pull hospitals from the brink of crisis

July 3, 2020

Together, we have the power to reduce the spread of the virus. Please help your friends and family wear a mask, physically distance, pay extra attention to hand hygiene and take care of each other.