Our Stories

February 2021 brought frigid weather and widespread power and water outages, and left many throughout the San Antonio area without access to reliable shelter, food and drinking water for several days. While the extreme weather shut down much of the city, the UT Health San Antonio community did what it does best—offered hope and support to those in need. From staff members opening their homes to coworkers without power to physicians sleeping on hospital couches for days to make their shifts, there are countless examples of tireless dedication to our mission to make lives better. Below are just a few.