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  • Learn how to save the life of someone bleeding to death

    May 17, 2021
    Join our Stop the Bleed training on Thursday When a car crash, gun shot or deep cut lead to severe bleeding, the injured person can bleed to death in as little as five minutes – before first responders arrive. If you saw it happening, would you know how to stop the bleeding and save a life? Media organizations will have the chance to educate their own staff and the public at a virtual training this Thursday afternoon. Since 2017, University Health, in partnership with the Southwest...
  • Trauma team prepares schools for emergencies by delivering Stop the Bleed kits

    August 26, 2020
    The Level I trauma team at University Hospital delivered the final 750 bleeding control kits to Bexar County school districts as part of its Stop the Bleed program.
  • Let’s protect our children who walk to school

    October 01, 2019
    Nationwide, more than 40 child pedestrians are hit by cars and killed or injured every day in the United States.
  • Drivers-put down your phone and get a free meal

    August 21, 2019
    University Health System sponsors app to help safe drivers earn free food.
  • 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?
  • New report shows rise in gunshot wounds in children and motorcycle crashes

    May 29, 2018
    Release of latest Community Trauma Report will also focus on the critical importance of South Texas’ unique civilian-military trauma partnership Six months after the tragedy at Sutherland Springs put our community’s trauma system to the test, community leaders continue to rally in support of preserving the nation’s only civilian-military partnership between the Level I trauma centers at University Hospital and Brooke Army Medical Center. On Tuesday, May 29, University...
  • Safe Kids Day

    May 18, 2018
    Safe Kids San Antonio invites families to learn to spot and avoid potential injuries.
  • University Hospital commemorates 929 unbuckled lives lost

    May 07, 2018
    TxDOT launches ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign to urge Texans to buckle up.
  • Last patient from Sutherland Springs shootings goes home

    January 11, 2018
    We are very happy to announce that the last of the patients treated at University Hospital from the Sutherland Springs shootings was released today. Ryland Ward, 6, was discharged Thursday. Five adults and four children injured in the Nov. 5 shooting were brought to University Hospital’s Level I trauma center. One pediatric patient died. The others were subsequently were treated and discharged over the next two months, with Ryland the last. Brooke Army Medical Center, also a Level I...
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