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In this Week's Issue

  • Texans’ Views on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Bexar County Area
  • This fall, keep up your resolve – and masks! – against COVID-19
  • San Antonio Bar Association Judicial Forum Recording
  • Do you need help during COVID-19?
  • 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
  • Free PPE Supplies
  • BCMS COVID-19 Resources Page
  • University Health System Weekly Newsletter




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Texans’ Views on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Bexar County Area
Half of Texans say they have suffered financially as a result of COVID-19 and more than one-third say they or someone in their household has skipped or postponed needed health care since the pandemic began. These are just some of the findings from Episcopal Health Foundation’s statewide survey of Texans on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across the state. View results.

This fall, keep up your resolve – and masks! – against COVID-19
As trick-or-treating nears, followed by Election Day, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, there will be a lot of opportunities for South Texans to get together and unwittingly spread COVID-19. Predictive models of expected disease activity agree: How we will fare depends on public behavior. Continue reading.

San Antonio Bar Association Judicial Forum Recording
The San Antonio Bar Association Medical Legal Liaison Committee and the Bexar County Women's Bar co-hosted the 2020 Judicial Candidate Forum. Each candidate had 2 minutes to introduce themselves and share comments about their platforms.
Watch recording.

Do you need help during COVID-19?
San Antonio Metro Health is providing a list of resources for those who have been affected by COVID-19. View resources.

Indoor Air Quality – Improve your in-home air with a box fan and air filter(s)
The following instructions can be used for homes that do not have a Central Air System, have a window air conditioner or no type of cooling system other than a box fan.
View instructions here.

Guidance for Large or Extended Families Living in the Same Household
CDC is offering guidance on the following information may which may help you protect those who are most vulnerable in your household. Read guidelines here.

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

A Conversation with Texas Biomedical Research Institute's
Newest Leader, Dr. Akudo Anyanwu  

November 19│12:00 pm │RSVP
 The Health Cell is hosting a special up-close-and-personal session with Akudo Anyanwu, M.D., M.P.H. Vice President of Development, global health and international development expert, and social entrepreneur.



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