We Can Stop the Spread


Give thanks safely

November 20, 2020

“We Can Stop the Spread” public education series Story by Jessica Binkley Media contact:  Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu As the holidays approach, gatherings of families and friends seem inevitable. However, recent guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outline possibilities for safely coming together this season. “We expect to see an increase in cases […]



Flu shots are crucial during COVID-19 pandemic

October 6, 2020

Ramon Cancino, MD, MS, FAAFP, director of the Primary Care Center for UT Health Physicians, explains the importance of getting the flu vaccine during the COVID-19 pandemic and how you can avoid potentially contracting both the flu and the coronavirus at the same time. Learn more about our “We Can Stop the Spread” public education […]


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 […]



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


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