We Can Stop the Spread

San Antonio Express-News: Bexar County reports 538 new COVID cases, one new death, as surge continues

June 22, 2020

UT Health San Antonio has launched a public education campaign called “We Can Stop the Spread,” an initiative that urges residents to redouble efforts to wash hands meticulously, wear masks in public, avoid touching one’s face, eyes or nose and steer clear of crowded places, as reported in the San Antonio Express-News. Read the full […]


Wilson County News: UT Health San Antonio calls on the community to do its part

June 22, 2020

William Henrich, MD, MACP, called for area residents to intensify their commitment to safe behaviors in response to a marked increase in COVID-19 cases, as he announced a “We Can Stop the Spread” public education initiative, as reported in the Wilson County News. Read the full story.


Rivard Report: Health experts: Mask requirement not ‘fear mongering,’ it’s science

June 22, 2020

Cindy Sickora, DNP, RN, vice dean of practice, UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing; Ruth Berggren, MD, Infectious Diseases; and Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, Institute for Health Promotion Research, speak to the critical factors of science upon which is based the public education initiative, “We Can Stop the Spread.” Read the full story.


San Antonio Express-News: San Antonio COVID cases rise ‘exponentially’ — 412 new cases, four more deaths

June 22, 2020

UT Health San Antonio launches a public education campaign called “We Can Stop the Spread” as San Antonio COVID-19 cases rise exponentially, as reported in the San Antonio Express-News. Read the full story.


Rivard Report: Officials: Coronavirus surge brings ‘disturbing’ rise in COVID-19 patients

June 19, 2020

UT Health San Antonio launched a public education initiative to highlight the science behind face masks as being integral to protecting people from contracting the coronavirus. Multiple studies have proven the effectiveness of wearing masks to reduce the spread of COVID-19. “This is not fear-mongering,” said Dr. Ruth Berggren, an infectious diseases specialist and internal […]


News 4: UT Health San Antonio president says that ‘everyone should be wearing a mask’

June 18, 2020

William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, the president of UT Health San Antonio, issued a statement to residents calling them to intensify their commitment to safe medical behaviors over the recent increase in coronavirus cases. In a press release, Henrich said, “As health care leaders, we are committed to our patients and communities during this pandemic,” […]