BCMS Student Collaboration Committee: White
Coats Feed Hope
The Student Collaboration Committee of BCMS is proud
to sponsor White Coats Feed Hope, a fundraiser for the San Antonio
Food Bank. Please help us support the San Antonio Food Bank by
making a contribution to this fundraiser and sharing this link with
your family and friends. Every dollar raised will advance San
Antonio Food Bank's great cause!
San Antonio Metro
Health COVID-19 Monthly Epidemiological Report
October marked month 8 of the COVID-19 pandemic
affecting Bexar County. While the months of August and September
showed a decline in case numbers and progress towards a milder
phase of the pandemic, the month of October showed a modest but
steady increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. In the 3rd
week of October, Bexar County’s COVID-19 risk level moved from
‘Low’ to ‘Moderate’. Continue reading.
TMB Emergency Rule
Allows Chronic-Pain Telephone Refills
In response to the state’s continuing COVID-19
disaster declaration, the Texas Medical Board adopted a new
emergency rule allowing for refills of prescriptions for chronic pain
patients who recently saw their doctor via telemedicine. View rule.
TMA Human Trafficking
CME Meets Medical License Renewal Requirements
As the Texas Medical Association reported in June,
physicians who renew their medical licenses after Sept. 1, 2020,
are required to take one hour of CME that addresses human
trafficking. 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