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  • 100,000 vaccine shots and counting

    February 12, 2021
    This afternoon, a University Health pharmacy team will be drawing up the 100,000th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • COVID-19 Update: Vaccines and pregnancy

    February 08, 2021
    Recommendations for pregnant women on the COVID-19 vaccine have been confusing, but Dr. Patrick Ramsey, medical director for inpatient OB services, explains the science behind it, how the vaccine is made, and why pregnant women should get the shot.
  • University Health has filled all vaccine appointments

    January 22, 2021
    University Health has completely filled the more than 24,000 appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations that we opened to people in the Phase 1B group - people 65 and older, and those 16 and older with chronic medical conditions. As a testament to the incredible desire in the community to get the vaccine, many thousands of people had registered to receive notice when we reopened appointments, and we filled all 24,240 available slots in three hours and 45 minutes. We will schedule appointments...
  • University Health opens more vaccine appointments

    January 22, 2021
    University Health is opening our vaccination schedule to create more appointments for people 65 and older, and those 16 and older with chronic medical conditions, as identified in the state’s Phase 1B group.
  • Vaccination Update

    January 15, 2021
    University Health is not able to open 1B scheduling to the community next week due to the quantity of vaccine doses we will receive relative to the extremely high interest among those in the Phase 1B group. Because of the limited number of doses available, vaccine will be provided to some of University Health’s current patients from underserved areas of the community who have pre-existing conditions or are at least 65 years of age, as well as some existing patients who are especially...
  • COVID-19 - visitation changes, vaccine update

    January 12, 2021
    Visitation Guidelines Due to the record numbers of hospitalized COVID-19 patients, we once again will be tightening visitor restrictions, beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday. To ensure a safe care environment, University Hospital will not permit visitors with the exception of individuals deemed necessary to the patient’s care. Visitors deemed necessary to the patient’s care include: 1-2 parents or guardians for pediatric and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) patients 1 support...
  • COVID-19 update: vaccines, hospital strain, and more

    January 08, 2021
    Updates about several aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic as the surge worsens, but also as we continue to vaccinate healthcare workers, first responders and the Phase 1B community members.
  • A family shares this safety message as fireworks sales begin Sunday

    December 17, 2020
    On January 1, 2019, 13-year old Aidan Arriaga decided to take the 70-sparkler challenge. It was something he saw promoted online. To celebrate the New Year, Aidan bundled 70 sparklers together and lit them. Instead of creating a showy, harmless display, they exploded in his hand. That led to emergency treatment at University Hospital’s Trauma Center, several days in the hospital and severe burns that took a long time to heal. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says more than half...
  • South Texas’s first COVID-19 lung transplant patient urges people to take this virus seriously

    December 09, 2020
    On October 25, the University Health Transplant Center performed the first COVID-related lung transplant in South Texas, and among the first in the state and country.
  • University Hospital is first in San Antonio to perform innovative heart procedure

    December 04, 2020
    The Valve and Structural Heart Disease team at University Hospital has become the first in San Antonio to perform an innovative new type of the minimally invasive heart procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR. The transcaval TAVR, performed at University Hospital Thursday, expands access of TAVR for patients who would not traditionally be candidates for the procedure. Dr. Ahmed A. Almomani, UT Health San Antonio interventional cardiologist and structural heart disease...
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