The safety of our patients, clinical staff and community are at the forefront of our response to COVID-19. On this page, you will find resources to help you navigate during this time as a family caregiver.

COVID-19 vaccine information

UT Health San Antonio is offering scheduled and walk-in appointments for COVID-19 vaccines to those 16 and older, with priority given to those 80 years and older.

Priority access for people over 80 years of age do not need an appointment to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Bring your insurance information (if available), driver’s license or other form of identification to receive your vaccine, between 7:30 am and 3:30 pm at the UT Health San Antonio, School of Nursing Hurd Auditorium, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229.

Walk-in appointments are available as supply and capacity allows Monday – Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m at our School of Nursing Hurd Auditorium location. Please bring identification and insurance information, if available. Schedule your vaccine online today!

There is no cost to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but there may be a nominal fee.
Vaccine recipients will have no out-of-pocket expenses; they are free. A small administration fee may be charged to the insurance on file.

For patients who have Medicare, Medicaid or a third-party insurer, your insurer will be billed a nominal fee of $17 for the first dose and $28 for the second dose per Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) allowable charges for the extra supplies and staffing to administer the vaccine.

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Resources for family caregivers

Caring for the Caregiver: Resources and opportunities to digitally connect through online groups, telephone check-ins and videos on self-care activities.
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Alzheimer’s Association: Online live chat, 24/7 hotline for caregivers and tips on caregiving during COVID-19.
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The Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on Caregiving: Information for caregivers during COVID-19, including a checklist to prepare your home.
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