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  • Let’s not have a measles emergency

    April 18, 2019
    University Health System and Bexar County Judge Urge Residents to Keep Immunization Rates High Measles is on the rise globally. Public health emergencies are being declared in U.S. cities. One infected person traveling from New York to Michigan infected almost 40 people. Two recent cases have been confirmed in Bexar County. The vaccine-preventable disease is seeing a resurgence in many parts of the country as a direct result of reduced vaccination rates. The single most effective way to...
  • Want to know how to keep your kids safe?

    March 29, 2019
    Check out Safe Kids Day this Saturday Do your children know how to escape a house fire? Are you sure you have the proper fit for your child’s booster seat? How would you know if your student athlete has a heart problem? Get the answers to those questions and more this Saturday at a fun FREE family event hosted by Safe Kids San Antonio, led by University Health System. Visit more than two dozen booths, join activities and games, compete for free prizes and learn how to prevent...
  • As Valentine’s Day nears, learning about your heart is the kindest act

    February 08, 2019
    February is American Heart Month and on Saturday University Health System will host Love Your Heart Day at Ingram Park Mall! The public is invited to this free heart health education event to learn more about their own heart health and participate in free screenings to check cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose, check out a giant (pretend) heart and enter a drawing to win flowers and chocolates. Media interviews are available between 10 and 11 a.m. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2...
  • Turning blue for World Diabetes Day

    November 14, 2018
    More than 400 million people worldwide have diabetes, with 300,000 of them living in Bexar County. The disease can lead to blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks and amputations. At 5 p.m. the Texas Diabetes Institute will “go blue” along with buildings around the world to raise awareness about this epidemic. The community is invited to come out for healthy snacks and information on diabetes prevention. Also on site will be the San Antonio Food Bank’s Mobile...
  • Honoring those who served

    November 08, 2018
    The men and women who serve patients at University Health System continue their annual tradition of paying tribute to the men and women who have served and sacrificed for our country As we head into the Veterans Day weekend, University Health System will honor the men and women who served as members of the U.S. Armed Services, including physicians and staff members at University Health System. Keynote speaker will be Col. Dr. Chetan “CK” Kharod, assistant professor of Emergency...
  • Teaching kids how to "Walk This Way" on International Walk to School Day

    October 09, 2018
    Simple instructions on how to safely cross streets can save little lives Too many kids are hit by a car and injured or killed, and it’s vitally important to teach them simple walking and crossing skills to prevent such tragedies. On Wednesday morning, Safe Kids San Antonio, led by University Health System, along with program sponsor FedEx and several key community agencies and partners, will visit Sarah King Elementary School. They’ll teach kids how to be safe when walking to...
  • ASK Day urges parents to ask: Is there an unlocked gun in your house?

    June 20, 2018
    Would you be willing to have an awkward conversation with another parent if it might save a life?
  • Bexar County Commissioners approve University Health System tax exemption for seniors

    June 06, 2018
    Property owners over 65 will get $10,000 exemption on value of their primary residence.
  • Honoring those who died for our freedom

    May 24, 2018
    Annual ceremony kicks off Memorial Day weekend and encourages participation in the act of national unity on Memorial Day.
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