COVID-19 Testing

As the demand for COVID-19 testing increases, we are providing instructions for convenient COVID-19 testing at Wellness 360, which serves as the Employee and Student Health Center, through the School of Nursing.

  • If you are symptomatic (headache, fever chills, upper respiratory symptoms, loss of smell or taste) and need a COVID-19 test, please stay at home and e-mail COVID-19@uthscsa.edu. A team member will get back to you with further instructions.
  • Tests are available between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Monday through Friday for students and employees.
  • If you are a provider and need an urgent COVID-19 test AFTER 10 a.m., PROVIDER ONLY tests are available beginning at 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please email COVID-19@uthscsa.edu with the request.
  • Asymptomatic testing will be scheduled from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. only Monday through Friday. Please email COVID-19@uthscsa.edu with the request.
  • If you are seeking a COVID-19 test after an exposure, you will be given instructions by the nurse who is contacting you with information about testing.
  • Results will be available the same business day and may be as late as 11 p.m.

We look forward to continuing to serve your COVID-19 testing needs. If you have questions, you may contact COVID-19@uthscsa.edu.

Community members, including family members of our faculty, staff and students are encouraged to contact their primary care provider or other area sites offering testing for the public.

Testing is also offered at UH employee health for residents and at VA employee health for VA faculty.

To learn more about asymptomatic testing, visit the Metropolitan Health District website.

COVID-19 Protocols Changing for UT Health San Antonio

COVID-19 protocols are changing for UT Health San Antonio to remain consistent with new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to align with Texas Governor Abbott’s executive order dated May 18, 2021.

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    July 23, 2021

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    April 19, 2021

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    April 13, 2021

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  • 3/8/21 | 10:45 am | Mask Policy Update

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Testing & Control for High-Risk COVID-19 Exposures

COVID-19 Campus Reporting
Results include employees, students, residents, fellows, post-docs
As of 7/23/2021Total to date
Positive test results received through Wellness 360 310
Positive cases reported to Wellness 360 from external sources318
Total positive campus cases628
Individuals in self-isolation/self-quarantine10
Contact traces executed through Wellness 360 (Both low and high risk exposures)1,032
Test conducted through Wellness 3603,161
Positive Test Results (3/5/2020 to 7/23/2021)
CategoryNumbers
Faculty/Staff/Post-Docs441
Students117
Residents/Fellows70
Total628
Please note: These results include the newly reported positive medical residents from University Health between the months of October-December

Critical Daily Updates

3/8/21 | 10:45 am | Mask Policy Update

Reflecting our commitment to the health of the community, UT Health San Antonio and all of its locations will continue to follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, including the requirement to wear masks.

2/4/21 | 4:50 pm | Updated Information on COVID 19 Testing & Control in the Setting of High-Risk COVID-19 Exposures

Testing is an important COVID-19 control measure, but the best measure is to stay home if you are sick! In the setting of a high-risk exposure to COVID-19, testing is performed when symptoms develop. For the individual who remains asymptomatic after a …

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