Be Cautious When Considering COVID-19 Treatments
The Texas Medical Board and Texas Medical Association remind physicians to continue to use strong medical judgment when considering drugs and therapies to treat COVID-19 and to take all appropriate steps when making any treatment decision. Learn More
Are you offering Telemedicine Services in your practice?
The Bexar County Medical Society is updating the online Find a Doctor referral profiles to indicate if you offer Telemedicine Services in your practice. Please click here to let us know.
Infectious Disease Specialist answers your COVID-19 questions
Dr. Ruth Berggren, an infectious disease specialist from UT Health San Antonio’s Long School of Medicine, answered questions about face shields, vaccines and testing. Watch video
Learn to navigate Sensitive Conversations virtually
The COVID-19 pandemic has created clear challenges for physicians and patients, including safely treating people both in the office and virtually via telemedicine. Listen to the podcast share tips for having sensitive conversations with staff, colleagues and patients.
Letter to Gov. Abbott regarding Facility Visitation Principles
The Texas Medical Association, joined by six other state health care organizations, has written a letter with a list of principles to help hospitals and other health care facilities provide more flexible visitation policies for patients facing serious illness or end of life situations during COVID-19. This letter was sent to Governor Abbott and Texas HHSC Commission, Cecile Young. Read letter here
Free PPE Supplies
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Bexar County Medical Society and the Strategic Alliance for Emergency Response (SAFER Texas) have sent over 1,030 PPE care packages to physician practices containing over 160,000 pieces of PPE. This effort has helped roughly 10,182 healthcare professionals through this ongoing project. A huge Thank You to Gwendolyn Quintana and the SAFER Texas volunteers who have made this project work!
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.