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San Antonio Metro Health COVID-19 FREE Testing, Updated May 20, 2020

To find out if you qualify for testing, please use this online self-screening tool:  COVID-19 Screening Tool
To register for a test after taking the screening, call (210) 233-5970 or use the link COVID-19 testing request 
New locations for free mobile and walk-up COVID-19 testing: Mobile and Walk-up Testing Sites
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has opened a COVID-19 hotline for residents to ask questions about the virus. … Continue reading

CLINIC SCHEDULE AND PROCEDURAL CHANGES – Posted April 30, 2020

DEAR VALUED PATIENTS:
BECAUSE WE ARE TRYING TO LIMIT PATIENT AND STAFF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19, WE ARE NOTIFYING YOU OF THE FOLLOWING OFFICE VISIT SCHEDULE REVISION: IF YOU HAVE AN UPCOMING PHYSICAL EXAM APPOINTMENT BETWEEN MAY 4 AND MAY 31, WE WILL BE REACHING OUT TO RESCHEDULE FOR JUNE 1 OR LATER (THIS MAY CHANGE ACCORDING TO CDC RECOMMENDATIONS). … Continue reading

Discontinuation of Isolation for Persons with COVID -19 Not in Healthcare Settings, Recommendations from CDC

Guidelines to discontinue isolation after being diagnosed with COVID-19 either clinically (by symptoms only) or by RNA nasopharyngeal testing (with and without symptoms) for patients who are not healthcare providers:
For Symptomatic Persons with COVID-19 Under Isolation:
1). Symptom-based strategy
May discontinue isolation under the following conditions:

At least 3 days (72 hours) have passed since recovery defined as resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and
Improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., … Continue reading