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Cold and flu numbers increasing after restrictions lift
An infectious disease expert with UT Physicians and UTHealth breaks down the reason Houston is experiencing a spike in cold and flu cases.
Fireworks safety tips for Independence Day
Pediatric experts agree that virtual shows are the safest option to protect against COVID-19 variants and fireworks-related injuries.
Infectious disease experts weigh in on how to plan a safe family vacation this summer
Infectious disease experts with UT Physicians and UTHealth provide safe travel tips for those looking to take a trip this Independence Day weekend.
UT Physicians offers corporate COVID-19 vaccinations
UT Physicians is now offering on-site COVID-19 vaccinations for local businesses in the Greater Houston area.
Pfizer vaccine receives emergency use authorization for children ages 12 to 15
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 12 to 15.
Community COVID-19 vaccination events a success
Two recently hosted COVID-19 vaccination events at UT Physicians community-based clinics helped to vaccinate hundreds of Houstonians.
UTHealth Vaccine Hub administers 100,000 vaccinations
After months of hard work and dedication to the vaccination effort, the UTHealth Vaccine Hub administered a milestone dose.
Upcoming COVID-19 community vaccination events
Aimed at reaching the underserved areas of Houston, UT Physicians will hold two community vaccination events at different clinic locations.
Reaching the hard to reach: How one team is helping Houstonians get vaccinated
The UT Physicians Healthcare Transformation Initiatives team is helping technology-limited patients receive their COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 antibody test not necessarily an indicator of immunity
Experts agree that COVID-19 antibody tests are not necessary and can sometimes provide unreliable results.
Pfizer introducing possibility of a third dose
An infectious disease expert explains why Pfizer could decide to release a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine.
Mild symptoms common after second dose of COVID-19 vaccine
Infectious disease experts break down common symptoms you can expect after the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Vaccinations provide peace of mind for community members
Houstonians share why receiving the COVID-19 vaccine at UT Physicians is important to them and their overall health.
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine receives emergency use authorization
The third to receive emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is administered in a single dose.
Nurse Triage Center answers the call during arctic blast
During the recent winter weather event, the UT Physicians Nurse Triage Center fielded calls from thousands of concerned Houstonians.
Braving the storm: Reopening the UTHealth Vaccine Hub
On the heels of a historic winter storm, volunteers and staff reopened the doors of the UTHealth Vaccine Hub.
Weather updates for UTHealth’s Vaccine Hub
The UTHealth Vaccine Hub will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 16 due to the approaching winter storm.
Precautions still important after final dose of COVID-19 vaccine
An infectious disease expert shares his expert opinion on what we should be doing after our second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 variants: What do we know?
Hear from an infectious disease expert about the COVID-19 variants and what it means for the current vaccines.
State and local officials emphasize vaccine’s critical role in crushing COVID-19
State and local public officials rolled up their sleeves for their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at UT Physicians.
Taking a swing at COVID-19: Olympic heavyweight champion advocates for vaccinations
Community advocate and boxing legend George Foreman encourages others to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
UT Physicians launches first phase of patient access to COVID-19 vaccine
By invitation only, UT Physicians has begun to vaccinate at-risk patient groups for COVID-19 following federal guidance.
One step closer: UTHealth vaccinating front-line employees
UTHealth received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine and started the process of inoculating its front-line workers.
Texas officials join UT System, UTHealth to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations
As COVID-19 vaccines become available to those on the front lines of the pandemic response and the general public, The University of Texas System and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are partnering with state and local officials to strongly encourage vaccination.
What seniors need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines
An expert in senior care, Carmel Dyer, MD, explains what older adults need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines.