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Important Physician News and Deadlines


Interested in Running a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic?
In response to a growing number of private physician practices receiving direct supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Texas Medical Association’s COVID-19 Outpatient Workgroup developed two resources with best practices for planning  and operating a COVID-19 vaccine clinic. 

Vaccinations for Homebound or Disabled
Homebound or disabled people needing to get vaccinated, can now call 184490Texas (83927) or visit to schedule an in-home visit to get vaccinated. Also, any group of 10 or more anywhere in Texas can also use the same phone number (option 2) or website to schedule a group vaccination event at your location. 

Fully Vaccinated People No Longer Need to Wear Masks - But There’s a Catch
The CDC still recommends Americans wear masks in a number of locations including doctor’s offices, hospitals, nursing homes, and other long-term care facilities. Americans will still need to follow state and local guidelines on mask wearing, which may require folks to wear face coverings at work and in other private businesses. So while it might be okay and safe to unmask now, staying masked up more often, such as in crowded areas and especially when you are feeling ill, will always be a safe decision. Continue reading.

Children 12-15 Can Receive Their Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
Currently, only the Pfizer vaccine has been approved for this age group so far, and children who do receive the vaccine will need to have consent from a parent or legal guardian. There are several vaccine clinics in San Antonio that are offering the Pfizer vaccine to this age group, which are listed here.

Free PPE Supplies
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 are available.




Upcoming Community Events

Resilience and Well-Being in the Time of a Pandemic
May 20│12:00 - 1:15 pm │Register
The Health Cell presents an informative panel discussion where we will hear from healthcare leaders on tools and strategies for adjusting to mental health stressors caused by changes resulting from the pandemic.

Texas MGMA Annual Conference
May 19-21│All Day │Register



Circle of Friends Gold Sponsors



Thank you to our BCMS Circle of Friends sponsors! Donations from Circle of Friends sponsors help keep down the cost of dues and allow BCMS to continue to provide quality service to its members.The Society continues its pledge to you that it will only involve itself in services and programs that benefit you, the member, and your patients.



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