• 6/4/20 | 9:00 am | Safety Signage Created for Campus Use

    June 4, 2020

    There has been a variety of safety signs created for use around the campus. Attached is a document providing examples of the various sign types. If you need to order additional signs for your work area, select the sign type using the attached guide she …

  • 6/3/20 | 5:00 pm | Benefits Questions Answered

    June 3, 2020

    Benefits questions answered: Refunds not available for dental and vision insurance Q: I haven’t been able to use my dental or vision insurance while my provider’s office has been closed. Can I cancel my coverage, get a refund, or roll my unused benefit …

  • 5/29/20 | 7:30am | UT Health Parking & Shuttle Services

    May 29, 2020

    Parking Operations: Due to COVID-19, the Parking Office relaxed parking policies in late March. Effective June 1, 2020, all UT Health campuses and facilities will be returning to zone specific parking. You must park in your correct zone Mon through Fri …

  • 5/27/20 | 3:30 pm | President Henrich’s Return-to-Campus Planning Message from May 1

    May 27, 2020

    UT Health San Antonio has begun its planning efforts for some portion of the workforce to return to campus. This effort will occur over the next several months and will occur in phases. More of Dr. Henrich’s message can be found here.

  • 5/25/20 | 12:30pm | Helpful CDC Decision Tree to Support Safe Return-to-Campus Planning

    May 26, 2020

    UT Health San Antonio has implemented the recommended CDC guidelines for the workplace institution-wide including screening, masking and sanitation. The purpose of this CDC  tool is to assist managers and leaders in making return-to-campus decisions to …

  • 5/21/20 | Gold’s Gym Refund Information

    May 22, 2020

    Dear UT Health San Antonio Students: We know the last two months have been incredibly difficult, both academically and personally. We want to express our profound appreciation for the strength and resiliency you have demonstrated during this difficult …

  • 5/21/20 | 9:15 am | Safety Precautions for Visitors on Campus

    May 21, 2020

    In order to protect our UT Health San Antonio community, we are taking the following steps related to visitors on campus. See document attached.

  • 5/20/20 | CARES Act Grant | Help for Accessing Forms

    May 20, 2020

    Open a new internet browser that is different from the internet browser you use for your Livemail email (e.g., if you are using Google Chrome for Livemail, use Firefox for this process). After opening a new internet browser, go to the UT Health San Ant …

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Dr. David Shelledy speaks about how ventilators work and the need for more respiratory therapist

Dr. David Shelledy, School of Health Professions dean and respiratory therapist, spoke about how ventilators work and the need for more respiratory therapist to TV audiences of both News 4 and Fox 29: News 4 coverage Fox 29 coverage

Long School of Medicine students and faculty collaborate with UTSA to make hand sanitizer

UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine students and faculty collaborated with UTSA to make hand sanitizer for health care workers on the front lines Fox 29 coverage News4SA coverage

4/8/20 | 8:25 am | New Policy for All UT Health San Antonio Employees positive for COVID 19

All UT Health San Antonio employees who have had a positive COVID 19 testare required to have a physical examination by a Wellness 360 healthcare provider or their primary healthcare provider before returning to work. Written documentation of the visit …

A balanced perspective on keeping elderly family at nursing homes

Dr. Neela Patel offers a balanced perspective on keeping elderly family at nursing homes. News 4 coverage Fox 29 coverage

Patients who have recovered from COVID-19 must continue to take steps to limit the spread

Dr. Fred Campbell advises viewers that patients who have recovered from COVID-19 must continue to take steps to limit the spread. Read the story on News 4 Read the story on KABB

3/20/19 | 12:25 pm | Faculty, Staff and Student COVID-19 Hotline

A hotline has been established for UT Health faculty, staff and students’ COVID-19 health-related questions: 210-450-8000

3/19/20 | Texas Gov. Abbott Executive Order to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

Executive orders issued in accordance with federal guidelines

3/19/20 | Preparation for Work from Home

As we prepare plans to work from home, below are the guidelines you need to read through and provide responses as requested.  Complete this spreadsheet for your area. Working from home will not occur until we receive UT Health leadership approval. Belo …

Shuttle services suspended

All UT Health shuttle services/routes have been suspended until further notice. Questions: Lt. Carl Boatright at