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In this Week's Issue

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Registration
  • San Antonio Metro Health Advisory - Dec. 11, 2020
  • UT Health San Antonio Administers COVID-19 Vaccine to its Front-Line Health Care Workers
  • BCMS Mobile Blood Drive
  • Health Plans to Cover Costs of Administering COVID-19 Vaccines
  • Free PPE Supplies
  • BCMS COVID-19 Resources Page




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San Antonio Medicine Magazine

Circle of Friends


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Important Physician News and Deadlines


COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Registration
Pandemic Vaccine Provider Registration 
COVID-19 Vaccination Training Programs and Ref Materials for Healthcare Professionals - CDC Nov. 17, 2020

San Antonio Metro Health Advisory - Dec. 11, 2020
Quarantine For Contacts of Persons with SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Read advisory here.

UT Health San Antonio administers COVID-19 vaccine to its front-line health care workers
UT Health San Antonio received nearly 6,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, which gained emergency use authorization Dec. 10 from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Beginning Tuesday afternoon, UT Health San Antonio front-line health care workers including doctors, nurses and care team members are rolling up their sleeves to receive their first dose of the vaccine. Continue reading. 

BCMS Mobile Blood Drive
Right now, the supply is low and without blood on the shelves, patients in your community and all across South Texas won't have the blood they need to survive. We are hosting a mobile blood drive with South Texas Blood on January 6, 2021 from 11am- 4pm located the BCMS building and by appointment only. Register here.

Health Plans to Cover Costs of Administering COVID-19 Vaccines
Individual health plans, Medicare, and Medicaid will cover COVID-19 vaccine administration fees without cost-sharing, TMA has learned. Meanwhile, the federal government will pay for each COVID-19 vaccine serum  even if it is part of a claim at least through the end of the national public health emergency Continue reading.

Free PPE Supplies
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.



Upcoming Community Events

BCMS Mobile Blood Drive
January 6 │ 11 am-  4 pm │Register
 Donations are by appointment only



Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsors



Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor


Thank you to our BCMS Circle of Friends sponsors! Donations from Circle of Friends sponsors help keep down the cost of dues and allow BCMS to continue to provide quality service to its members.The Society continues its pledge to you that it will only involve itself in services and programs that benefit you, the member, and your patients.



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4334 N Loop 1604 W, Ste 200
San Antonio, TX 78249
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