COVID-19 Testing

The COVID-19 Hotline for faculty, staff and students (210-450-8000) is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

COVID-19 testing for UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and students is available on campus, via Wellness 360, Monday through Saturday, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Please arrive by 8 a.m. COVID-19 testing is not available on Sunday.

Walk-in appointments are not available for COVID-19 testing. All tests for faculty, staff and students must be scheduled through the COVID-19 Hotline (210-450-8000) by a clinical team member. 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.

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


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Patient and Public COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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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 4/8/2021Total to date
Positive test results received through Wellness 360 292
Positive cases reported to Wellness 360 from external sources300
Total positive campus cases592
Individuals in self-isolation/self-quarantine11
Contact traces executed through Wellness 360 (Both low and high risk exposures)705
Test conducted through Wellness 3602,915
Positive Test Results (3/5/2020 to 4/8/2021)
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 …

COVID-19 Vaccine Message for UT Health San Antonio Patients

UT Health San Antonio is partnering with the state of Texas and the CDC to receive and administer COVID-19 vaccines. The vaccine is currently not available to the general public. We are following priority grouping for vaccine administration recommended …

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