San Antonio Metro
Health is advising to not send immunocompromised patients to
mass vax sites for a 3rd dose until further notice. Eligibility and optimal timing in relation to other
therapies are best determined by the physician. Registered
providers can now order as little as one vial at a time. Register here.
County Executive Order NW-21
The executive order, which went into effect on Wednesday, August
11 is requiring masks to be worn in all Bexar County buildings
and facilities by all employees and visitors. You can read the executive order here.
Bexar County Health Authority Health Directive for
Recognizing that open and
safe schools are vital to community health, and that COVID-19
continues to present an ongoing public health threat due to the
widely circulating and highly contagious Delta variant, the Local
Health Authority for Bexar County and the City of San Antonio
issues this Directive imposing requirements on all public schools
to students in any grades from pre-kindergarten through grade
In Memoriam -
David Shulman, MD
David Shulman, MD was an
ophthalmologist and a member of the Bexar County Medical Society
for 47 years and he served as BCMS President in 1995.The Bexar
County Medical Society extends sympathy to the family and friends
of Dr. David Shulman. Read more.
Strategies for COVID-19 Infection
This is a summary of
recommendations from STRAC ID Leads for outpatient management of
COVID-19. There are no oral FDA-approved or authorized
therapies for COVID-19. • NIH and Infectious Diseases Society of
America (IDSA) guidelines do not recommend non-FDA authorized or
approved therapies for COVID-19 outside of a clinical trial. Continue reading.
All STRAC COVID-19 guidelines
and information here.
Monoclonal Antibody Program
Monoclonal Antibody infusions
are still available. An infusion can be scheduled by contacting the
INFUSION HOTLINE at 1-800-742-5990. Monoclonal Antibody Forms
and Resources can be found here.
FREE PPE Still Available from BCMS
Do you need PPE For your
practice? Let us help! Physician practices in need of PPE,
please click here
to indicate your PPE needs. Requests are filled as donated supplies