The Stories of The Helpers During COVID-19

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’”

~ Mister Rogers

 

Written by City of San Antonio on Jan 8 2021 - 4:21pm
Updated as of January 15th: The San Antonio Metro Health District has received another 9,000-dose shipment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines and will begin booking appointments today for the Alamodome next week. WellMed has also received another 9,000 doses that will be distributed at two City of San Antonio senior centers next week.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 5 2020 - 6:42pm
San Antonio's "What Will It Take" campaign enlisted local artists to encourage people to do their part to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Written by donnelozano on Dec 2 2020 - 8:22pm
The collection drive allows anyone who is interested to donate new and used clothing, canned foods, baby formula, diapers, personal hygiene products, bathing towels, bedding sheets, car seats, and new pairs of socks and underwear for all children, women and men.
Written by Linda Papayanopolus on Oct 6 2020 - 3:10pm
As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced students, senior citizens and many workers to shift their lives online, the lack of internet access has exacerbated an already unacceptable problem for thousands of San Antonio residents in low-income households.
Written by Brandy Ruiz on Aug 7 2020 - 6:29pm
Author Susan Bernardo and illustrator Courtenay Fletcher performed readings of their books, “Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs” and “The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm,” and gave an in-depth lecture about bibliotherapy and creativity and how to guide children to develop emotional intelligence. The virtual workshop, webcast to more than 1,150 child care professionals, was sponsored by Voices for Children of San Antonio and ChildCareGroup of Dallas.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 23 2020 - 12:24pm
Where can you get tested for the COVID-19 virus? This map has COVID-19 testing locations around San Antonio. Some are free, some are not. Some sites are pop-up testing locations that last from 1-2 days. This map will change as more information becomes available. The City of San Antonio announced that city-run testing sites would only test symptomatic people beginning July 6. They also asked for those people who are getting tested that have insurance to please no go to the free testing locations, so those who are uninsured can get tested. 
Written by rudyarispe on Jun 1 2020 - 10:18am
When the coronavirus pandemic struck America, infecting and hospitalizing thousands of New York City residents in a matter of weeks, Natasha Gonzales knew she needed to do something. Then as the virus invisibly crept its way to San Antonio and shelter-in-place orders were issued, she delivered meals to seniors and then volunteered with the San Antonio Food Bank.
Written by rudyarispe on May 18 2020 - 2:20pm
Mary Flores didn’t realize just how much 1 ton of produce was until she arrived at River City Produce to see her donation being given to several local nonprofits and group homes on May 13. It’s enough to feed about 4,000 people.