Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources

§  City of San Antonio

§  Texas COVID-19 Data

§  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

§  Torch Insight COVID-19 Burden Index

§  Harvard Global Health Institute

§  Coronavirus Map: Tracking the Global Outbreak


Testing Information and Resources:

§  COVID-19 Hotline (210) 207-5779

§  Should I get Tested?

§  What to know about Testing for COVID-19

§  COVID-19 Testing Locations in Bexar County

§  Testing Information

§  Be Informed: Know Your Risk During COVID-19 - On a scale of 1 to 10, how risk is your activity?




Health Organizations:

§  City of San Antonio - Metro Health

§  Bexar County Office of Emergency Management

§  Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC)

§  Texas Department of State Health Services

§  Center for Disease Control

§  World Health Organization

§  Texas Medical Association

§  American Academy of Pediatrics

§  UT Health San Antonio

§  UT Health COVID-19 Medical Student Response Team

§  American Medical Association


Local Hospitals News and Information

§  Baptist Hospital System

    o San Antonio Metro Health Epidemiology (210) 207-8876

    o Visitor Guidelines

§  CHRISTUS Health

    o What is CHRISTUS Doing to Plan and Prepare for COVID-19

§  Methodist Healthcare

    o COVID-19 Homecare Instructions

    o Visitor Guidelines COVID-19 Update - June 23, 2020

§  University Healthcare System

    o Coronavirus:What you need to know

    o Worried you were exposed to coronavirus? Guidelines from University Health System


Medical Licensing:

§  Texas Medical Board


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

§  Order PPE from BCMS

§  Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System InformationTo sign up for the decontamination service click here.

§  Guide for identifying FDA EUA Authorized N95 Respirators for Battelle CCDS Processing - April 24, 2020

§  Physicians Protecting Physicians


Health Advisories and News:

§  Current Declarations & Orders

§  Opening the State of Texas

§  Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with COVID-19 - May 14, 2020

§  Updated Guidance for COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing - May 11, 2020

§  Antibody Testing for COVID-19 - April 27, 2020

§  Updated Guidance for COVID-19 Return-to-Work Criteria - May 1, 2020


COVID-19 Related Articles:

§  6 charts explain COVID-19 surge in San Antonio

§  COVID-19 Claims Reimbursement to Health Care Providers and Facilities for Testing and Treatment of the Uninsured

§  Can I Avoid Contract Obligations Because of the Coronavirus?

§  Legal Aspects of Patient Quarantine

§  COVID-19 TMA Practice Viability Toolkit

§  Telemedicine Payments Information

§  Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators

§  Using Cleaners and Disinfectants Safely at Home

§  Coronavirus: the new disease COVID-19 explained-South China Morning Post-UPDATED DAILY

§  One minute of loud talking can generate more than 1,000 coronavirus-laden droplets - Business Insider, May 14, 2020

§  What The 1918 Flu Can Teach Us About Handling Today's Pandemic - NPR, May 15, 2020

§  How to visit grandparents and the elderly safely - CNN Health, May 15, 2020

§  CDC Issues Repopening Checklists for Schools and Businesses - New York Times, May 15, 2020

§  A Guide to What to Know About COVID-19

§  Share Facts, Not Fear

§  A Guide: How to Prepare Your Home for Coronavirus

§  Keep Calm and Prepare

§  Don't try to make your own hand sanitizer

§  Test Show the Coronavirus Can Live on Some Surfaces for Up to 3 Days-March 11, 2020