EMS 1: UT Health San Antonio seeks EMS input on COVID-19 vaccination

August 9, 2021

Dr. Sarah Frances McClure, DO, Emergency Medicine, seeks information on COVID-19 vaccination via this publication that serves the EMS provider community nationwide. This is part of an effort to gather data to understand the factors that influence EMS providers’ decisions to receive the vaccine. Read story

KENS 5: Delta variant filling up hospital beds in South Texas

August 6, 2021

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, spoke to KENS 5 viewers in this story about the critical capacity at hospitals across the city with COVID-positive patients, including children, and the importance of getting vaccinated to slow the spread, especially in the face of the delta variant. Watch story

KGNS-TV: Thousands of Texans skipping out on second dose

May 19, 2021

Dr. Jessica Solis-McCarthy, Emergency Medicine, is quoted in this KGNS TV (Laredo) story about people who are missing their second COVID-19 dose or choosing to not get it. She believes that transportation, accessibility and fear/concern of side effects could have a lot to do with this. Watch the story.