The City of San Antonio invites the community to a special COVID-19 vaccination clinic, “Miracle at Travis Park” on Wednesday, December 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. As an incentive, Spurs Sports & Entertainment will provide vouchers to Spurs basketball games for each person who gets vaccinated while supplies last at this event. Family activities including concessions and ice skating Spurs promotional giveaways VIA transit will have no cost bus transportation Cost: Free
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 20 2021 - 12:23pm
By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune As the omicron variant of COVID-19 quickly spreads across the United States, public health experts fear that Texas’ health care system could once again be overwhelmed by the disease within weeks. “It’s really accelerating fast,” said Dr. Peter Hotez, a virologist at Baylor College of Medicine. “I think we’re going to be in the middle of it by Christmas.”
Written by Denise Guerra on Nov 22 2021 - 4:41pm
Written by Denise Guerra on Nov 9 2021 - 1:53pm
Do you want to make an impact on how the city of San Antonio recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic? By attending public input hearings hosted by the city you can! The city of San Antonio was awarded $326.9 million by the federal government through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for the city’s continued recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. City leaders allocated $97.5 million “to stabilize the City budget and address immediate needs.”
Written by City of San Antonio on Oct 4 2021 - 1:32pm
Metro Health is working with community agencies to host COVID-19 “pop-up” vaccine clinics using health and equity data to coordinate events. No registration is needed. Partner Agency: Metro Health Vaccine Manufacturer: Pfizer and J&J NOTE: Only Pop-up events hosted by Metro Health are eligible for the $100 HEB gift card incentive. Other partner agency pop-up events are NOT eligible.
Written by City of San Antonio on Sep 26 2021 - 3:16pm
Beginning September 24, Metro Health will offer a $100 H-E-B gift card to increase the number of COVID-19 vaccinations among San Antonio and Bexar County residents to become fully vaccinated. “We hope that individuals who are still not vaccinated will take advantage of this incentive because it will take all of us getting vaccinated to end this pandemic,” Metro Health Director Claude A. Jacob said. “Our COVID vaccines can help prevent someone from getting and spreading the virus to others, and they can prevent serious illness or hospitalization.”
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 9 2021 - 1:34pm
By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune Resistance is growing to Gov. Greg Abbott's May executive order that Texas schools can't require masks, with an advocacy group suing to block the order and two of the state's biggest districts indicating that they want to mandate masks anyway.
Written by Dtennison on Jul 23 2021 - 1:41pm
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) recently partnered with Hallmark University to film a series of new TV spots for their "What Will It Take?" vaccination campaign. The new campaign encourages San Antonio residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves, their loved ones, and others in San Antonio. The city’s TVSA production team recorded Hallmark University students' personal stories, experiences, and inspirations to connect with those still unvaccinated against the coronavirus.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 15 2021 - 1:57pm
Where can you get vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus? This map has COVID-19 testing locations around San Antonio. Some locations require an appointment, others don't, the information for individual locations is provided below.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 8 2021 - 1:23pm
For the past 16 months, the City of San Antonio Department of Human Services Homeless Division has worked alongside Corazón San Antonio, Centro San Antonio, SAPD's HOPE Team, Municipal Court staff, and other partners to operate a resource hub for unsheltered homeless clients in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Downtown Resource Hub was located at San Fernando Gym, providing food, COVID vaccinations, showers, hygiene items, information on COVID-19, masks, case management, ID Recovery, clothing, and connection with community resources.