COVID-19

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

All of our current patients who are 65 years or older can now log-in to MyChart to schedule their first COVID-19 vaccine.

Eligible patients are being contacted by our office with instructions for scheduling their vaccine appointment. If you have received notification through MyChart, email or by phone that you are now eligible to receive your COVID vaccine, please schedule your appointment by logging-in to MyChart and clicking “Schedule Now”.

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If you have additional questions about UT Health San Antonio’s COVID-19 vaccines, please call 210-504-5200.

Prescriptions

Talk to their doctor or pharmacist about extending the number of days for a prescription during this time. Some pharmacies are also offering free delivery of prescriptions to help reduce the number of trips to stores.

Plan ahead

In response to COVID-19, many stores and other service industries may modify or temporarily cancel their services. Take the time to make plans for your next steps if your adult day care or respite care facility temporarily close or if you or another primary caregiver should get sick.

Navigating stress and coping with grief

Across the world, people are feeling impacted by COVID-19. While it is important to know and discuss the physical symptoms of this virus, an equally important conversation is the feelings of stress and grief.
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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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Learn more about dementia

Watch previously recorded lectures from world-renowned physicians and scientists about the many facets of dementia and about groundbreaking research on the onset and advancement of dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases with our educational series “Dialogue on Dementia.”