We Can Stop the Spread

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



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.



The Comfort News: ‘We Can Stop the Spread’ urges disciplined choices to protect our South Texas families

July 22, 2020

With emphasis placed on including our surrounding communities that span across the region’s service area, the “We Can Stop the Spread” message was shared with, and published by, The Comfort News. Read the story.


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.