Health


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.



‘We Can Stop the Spread’ aims to impact behaviors and save lives

July 2, 2020

Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, UT Health San Antonio launched a public education initiative aimed at sustaining and increasing the simple behaviors that will keep us all safe. We are asking the community to do its part by wearing a face mask in public, practicing social distancing and good hand hygiene.


COVID-19 Testing – What you need to know

July 1, 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.



Minimize ‘contact intensity’ to stay safe

July 1, 2020

Know who is on your “quaran-team,” the small number of people with whom you come into contact with regularly, like your family, and stay 6 feet away from everyone else.




Wearing a mask can reduce the COVID-19 surge

June 25, 2020

Wearing a mask protects others, even if it isn’t always fashionable or comfortable.




What you need to know about COVID-19 testing

June 25, 2020

Confused about whether you should get tested for COVID-19? There are a few things infectious disease experts want you to know.