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San Antonio Medicine Magazine

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Important Physician News and Deadlines


COVID-19 Vaccinations
Physicians: Do you or your staff still need the first dose of COVID-19 vaccinations? BCMS is working with UT Health to get all medical professionals vaccinated. You can submit up to four staff members per physician in your practice. Submit Here. NOTE: Please tell your staff to expect a call to schedule their vaccinations.
BCMS continues to work with the city, hospitals, etc. to get all physicians and medical professionals vaccinated. Visit the BCMS website Vaccinations for Physicians page for the latest information on vaccination opportunities in our community. 

Virtual First Tuesdays at the Capitol
Join TMA at noon on the first Tuesday of the month (February through May 2021) for a virtual legislative update and trip to the Capitol. TMA’s lobby team will outline issues important to medicine and actions you can take now to make a difference. Registration is FREE.
March 2
April 6
May 4

Study Finds Zinc, Vitamin C Does Not Help Fight Off COVID-19
CNN  reported vitamin C and zinc can’t help people “fight off COVID-19,” even when taken “at high doses, according to the first randomized clinical trial to test the two supplements under medical supervision.” In spite of “the popular use of vitamin C and zinc to fight off or lessen the severity of viral colds and flu, the new study, published Friday in JAMA Network Open, found the two supplements were of no benefit to people isolating at home with Covid-19.” Continue reading.

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

Community Health Worker Summit #2
February 23│9:30 am- 11:00 am │Register
This peer-to-peer conversation with and for Bexar County Community Health Workers is supported by the COVID-19 Community Response Coalition.

Virtual First Tuesdays at the Capitol
March 2, April 6, May 4│12:00 pm │Register



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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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4334 N Loop 1604 W, Ste 200
San Antonio, TX 78249
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