Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources

§  Dr. Lubna Naeem (English) - Aug 18, 2021

§  Dr. Gerardo Ortega (Spanish) - Aug 18, 2021


§  More Young Kids Can Get Bivalent COVID Booster

§  COVID Omicron Shots Now Authorized for Kids 6 Months and Up - MEDPAGE Today, Dec 8, 2022

§  HHS Releases Long COVID Report Providing Insights and Opportunities to Support Patient Community

§  Long COVID is still disabling millions of Americans - Axios October 6, 2022

§  Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines Including Boosters - CDC, Sept 8 ,2022

§  COVID Data Tracker: Variant Proportions - CDC

§  Long COVID Questions

§  Healthcare Appointment Checklist for Post-COVID Conditions

§  Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Justice issue Joint Guidance On Accessible Telelhealth Services-

§  CDC Drops Quarantine Recommendation for Those Exposed to COVID - Recommends wearing a mask for 10 days and testing on or after day 5 instead - Medpage Today, August 11, 2022

§  Immunocompromised People Should Feel Safe Getting Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines, Study Finds

§  CDC: Masks Still Recommended for Everyone in Health Care Setting - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends masking for physicians and other health care professionals to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But if physician calls to TMA are any indication, new guidelines issued by CDC have generated confusion on the subject. Read more.

§  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes New Monoclonal Antibody for Treatment of COVID-19 that Retains Activity Against Omicron Variant :

§  Effectiveness of Maternal Vaccination with mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine During Pregnancy Against COVID-19–Associated Hospitalization in Infants Aged 6 Months — 17 States, July 2021–January 2022 | MMWR (

§  Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers: Emergency Use Authorization for Bebtelovimab (

§  Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel - CDC Updated February 2, 2022

§  Effectiveness of Face Mask or Respirator Use in Indoor Public Setting - CDC

§  Covid-19 and Pediatric Vaccinations "What Families Need to Know" - English

§  Covid-19 and Pediatric Vaccinations "What Families Need to Know" - Spanish

§  Get free at-home COVID-19 test -

§  Metro Health Advisory : CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population - Dec 29, 2021

§  Monoclonal Antibody Mobile Infusion Patient Screening/Referral & Order Set Form - Update June 6, 2021

§  Central Texas Physicians Urge Pregnant Women To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19


§  Listening to Long COVID Series Flyer

§  Listening to Long COVID

§  COVID-19 Pandemic Vaccine Provider Registration - DSHS

§  Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers Administering COVID-19 Vaccine

§  COVID-19 Vaccination Training Programs and Ref Materials for Healthcare Professionals - CDC Nov. 17, 2020

§  Top Three reasons to get a COVID Vaccine when Pregnant

§  Top Three reasons to get a COVID Vaccine when Pregnant in Spanish

§  Moderna Vaccine:

    o Moderna Vaccination Provider Information

    o Moderna Vaccination Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers

    o Moderna Vaccination Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers Administering Vaccine

§  Pfizer Vaccine:

    o Information about the Pfizer-BioNTecch CoVID-19 Vaccine - CDC Dec. 22, 2020

    o Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers Administering Vaccine (Vaccination Providers) Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine - Revised: March 31, 2021




§  Regional Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Center Info

§  COVID-19 Antibody Therapy Locator

§  COVID-19 Guidance & Resource Toolkit

§  Monoclonal Antibody Provider Verification and Consent - Christus Health System

§  Monoclonal Antibody Dosing Guideline - Christus Health System

§  COVID-19 Infusion Treatment Order - Christus Health System

§  Fact Sheet for Patients, Parents and Caregivers EUA of Casirivimab and Imdevimab for COVID-19

§  Fact Sheet for Patients, Parents and Caregivers EUA of Bamlanivimab for COVID-19



§  City of San Antonio

§  Texas COVID-19 Data - Texas DSHS

§  Center for Disease Control

§  Johns Hopkins University

§  Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

§  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

§  The COVID Tracking Project

§  Torch Insight COVID-19 Burden Index

§  Harvard Global Health Institute

§  Coronavirus Map: Tracking the Global Outbreak


§  Data Dictionary of essential recommended information for states and counties to publicly report Resolve to Save Lives

§  Essential information for states and counties to publicly report

§  Key Metrics for COVID Suppression - Harvard Global Health Institute



§  COVID-19 Hotline (210) 207-5779

§  San Antonio Metro Health Epidemiology (210) 207-8876

§  14-day COVID-19 Symptom Tracking Chart

§   What to Know about Testing for COVID-19 

§  Testing Information


Pediatric Information:

§  COVID-19 Pediatric Sysmptom Severity Chart and Parental Guide - English

§  COVID-19 Pediatric Sysmptom Severity Chart and Parental Guide - Spanish

§  American Academy of Pediatrics

§  Staying Up-to-Date with Vaccinations

§  We’re going to be O.K. – Staying safe, healthy and optimistic during the COVID-19 pandemic. – Downloadable Children's Book

§  COVID-19 Planning Considerations: Guidance for School Re-entry

§  Does your school's infection control plan stand up to COVID-19?



Health Organizations:

§  American Medical Association

§  Bexar County Office of Emergency Management

§  Center for Disease Control

§  City of San Antonio - Metro Health

§  National Institutes of Health - Community Engagement Alliance

§  Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC)

§  Texas Department of State Health Services

§  Texas Medical Association

§  UT Health San Antonio

§  UT Health COVID-19 Medical Student Response Team

§  U.S. Food & Drug Administration

§  World Health Organization




Local Hospitals News and Information


§  Baptist Hospital System

    o Visitor Guidelines

§  CHRISTUS Health

    o What is CHRISTUS Doing to Plan and Prepare for COVID-19

§  Methodist Healthcare

    o COVID-19 Homecare Instructions

    o Visitor Guidelines COVID-19 Update - June 23, 2020

§  University Healthcare System

    o Coronavirus:What you need to know

    o Worried you were exposed to coronavirus? Guidelines from University Health System


Medical Licensing:


§  Texas Medical Board


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

§  Order PPE from BCMS

§  Optimizing Supply of PPE and Other Equipment during Shortages – CDC July 16, 2020

§  Physicians Protecting Physicians

§  Where to Buy Personal Protective Equipment



Health Advisories and News:

§  Current Declarations & Orders

§  Opening the State of Texas

§  Letter to the Governor Re: Principles for Visitation of End-of-Life and Serious-Illness Patients in Texas Health Care and Assisted-Living Facilities - Aug 12, 2020

§  What to Do If a Staff Member or Patient Tests Positive

§  Be Informed: Know Your Risk During COVID-19 - On a scale of 1 to 10, how risky is your activity?

§  What to Know about Testing for COVID-19

§  Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with COVID-19 - May 14, 2020


COVID-19 Related Articles:

§  Central Texas Physicians Urge Pregnant Women To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

§  Do you need help during COVID-19?

§  Texas' Views on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Bexar County Area - Episcopal Health Foundation, - Oct. 2020

§  Indoor Air Quality - Improve your in-home air with a box fan and air filter(s)

§  Guidance for Large or Extended Families Living in the Same Household

§  Health Advisory: Guidance for Schools on Rapid Antigen Testing - Metro Health - Oct. 20, 2020

§  Health Advisory: What to Do if a Student Becomes Sick - Oct. 8, 2020

§  Infectious disease specialist answers your COVID-19 questions - Dr. Ruth Berggren talks about face shields, vaccines and testing

§  Dr. Stephen Derdack, PulmCCM discusses his ICU work in NYC and SATX treating COVID-19 - Source: Metro Health Tele Town Hall, Aug 18, 2020

§  How can physicians help their communities achieve a successful return to school?

§  Is it a Cold, Flu, Allergies, or COVID-19?

§  Where are most of the coronavirus cases in Texas? How have the number of cases increased each day? - Texas Tribune data team answers these questions and others with maps tables and charts that update daily.

§  Characteristics of Persons Who Died with COVID-19 - United States, February 12-May 18, 2020 - CDC MMWR July 10, 2020

§  COVID-19 Claims Reimbursement to Health Care Providers and Facilities for Testing and Treatment of the Uninsured

§  COVID-19 TMA Practice Viability Toolkit

§  Telemedicine Payments Information

§  One minute of loud talking can generate more than 1,000 coronavirus-laden droplets - Business Insider, May 14, 2020

§  What The 1918 Flu Can Teach Us About Handling Today's Pandemic - NPR, May 15, 2020

§  How to visit grandparents and the elderly safely - CNN Health, May 15, 2020

§  A Guide: How to Prepare Your Home for Coronavirus

§  Keep Calm and Prepare

§  Don't try to make your own hand sanitizer