COVID-19 Recovery Resources
Stay safe as San Antonio recovers from the COVID-19 virus outbreak. The following are resources to help minimize the impact of the pandemic and accelerate a speedy recovery.

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Coronavirus Recovery Resource Page Organization
1) URGENT INFORMATION (testing sites, school closings)
2) STAYING SAFE & RECOVERING FROM THE PANDEMIC
3) LOCAL COMPANY POLICIES
4) MEDICAL CARE & HOSPITALS
5) OPEN STORES
6) AIRPORTS & TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
7) VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES & NONPROFIT DONATIONS
Urgent Information: COVID-19 Test Sites & Mandatory Closings
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HEALTH EMERGENCIES
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EMERGENCY: Call 911

CDC recommendations for those who suspect COVID19 exposure:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/testing.html

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HOTLINE
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San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has opened a COVID-19 hotline for residents to ask questions about the virus. The hotline is available in English and Spanish. Residents can call 210-207-5779 (Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM).

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COVID-19 TESTING SITES
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Drive Thru Test Facility (for healthcare workers and first responders):
Charles Katz Drive near Floyd Curl in the Medical Center area.
Location: GC88+2P San Antonio, Texas, https://goo.gl/maps/LtP79wPSq7RhK4qa9

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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTS
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Twitter's Emergency Management Account List: twitter.com/TwitterGov/lists/emergency-management
CDC's Emergency Management: twitter.com/CDCemergency
Texas Emergency Management: https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/
Google Maps of Local Businesses Affected by COVID-19: Check Google Apps, https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2020/03/12/google-maps-lets-businesses-provide-changes-due-coronavirus/5033375002/
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Social Media of CREDIBLE sources
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Twitter of World Health Organization: https://twitter.com/who?lang=en
- Get RELIABLE and UP TO DATE information on COVID-19
Instagram of World Health Organization: https://www.instagram.com/who/?hl=en
Twitter of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://twitter.com/CDCgov?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
-Listen to EXPERTS in the field and retrieve up to date information
Instagram for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.instagram.com/cdcgov/?hl=en

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TRACKING COVID-19
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UTSA Tracker, San Antonio Region:

Texas Department of Health Services:
https://dshs.texas.gov/news/updates.shtm#coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Cases in the U.S.:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html

Johns Hopkins World Map & App of Coronavirus Cases:
https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS
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San Antonio Area School Closings
UPDATED: 8:30PM MARCH 13, 2020
https://wegopublic.com/parent-resources/

https://www.kens5.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/school-districts-extend-spring-break-due-to-coronavirus-concerns/273-7037e1ff-6cda-448c-b2fc-98768176f516?fbclid=IwAR1VJUFqqw4JMuQpLbF-Qzi5pfMZb5kEzyHV6O8YPF63pW3i9dNrezmOzYI

NEISD
Closed March 16-April 3
https://www.neisd.net//site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=250&ModuleInstanceID=21391&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=142397&PageID=1238

NISD
Closed March 16-April 3
https://www.nisd.net/news/nisd-schools-closed-through-april-3

Alamo Heights ISD
Closed March 16-April 3
http://www.ahisd.net/departments/health___wellness/c_o_v_i_d-19_updates

SAISD
Closed March 16-April 3
https://www.saisd.net/page/covid-19

South San Antonio ISD
Closed March 16-April 3
https://www.southsanisd.net/cms/lib/TX01918317/Centricity/Domain/4/March%2017%20Superintendent%20Letter-english.pdf

Southside ISD
Closed March 16-April 3
https://southsideisd.org/2020/03/17/covid-19-update-school-closure-extended-until-april-3-2020/

Edgewood ISD
Closed March 16-April 3
https://www.eisd.net/health_update

Great Hearts Texas
Closed March 16-April 3
https://www.greatheartsamerica.org/coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR06mmS9EplwtHhRF7Y_ffMAm3LyyvA5DHZiT4lzCrXFye9a8YL1Ex1DhI8

Basis Texas
Closed Starting March 16 until at least March 27
Online Instruction Starts March 17
https://www.basised.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EXTERNAL-Coronavirus-Communication-SCHOOL-CLOSED-TX-3.17.2020-002.pdf

Idea Charter Schools
Closed March 16-27
Reopens March 30
https://ideapublicschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/COVID_Parent_2020-2_ENGLISH_UPDATED_142.pdf

Anne Frank Inspire Academy
Closed March 16-May 1
Reopens May 4
https://tb2cdn.schoolwebmasters.com/accnt_93683/site_109537/Documents/Letter-to-AFIA-Families-03172020.pdf

St. Mary's Hall
Closed March 16- April 3
https://www.smhall.org/about/coronavirus

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UNIVERSITY CLOSINGS
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The University of Texas at San Antonio updates: https://www.utsa.edu/coronavirus/
Closed until March 23
Courses to resume online March 23 through the end of the semester

Trinity University updates: https://sites.google.com/trinity.edu/trinityuniversitycovid-19
Closed until March 23
Online courses resume March 23rd through the end of the term

University of the Incarnate Word updates: https://my.uiw.edu/safety/coronavirus.html
Closed until March 23
Courses to resume online March 23 through the end of the term

Texas A&M University-San Antonio updates: https://www.tamusa.edu/coronavirus/
Closed until March 23
Courses to resume online March 23 through the end of the semester

UT Health San Antonio updates: https://www.uthscsa.edu/notices/march-13-2020
Remote instruction for didactic coursework from March 16 until the end of the semester

St. Mary's University: https://www.stmarytx.edu/emergency/
Closed until March 23
Courses to resume online March 23 through the end of the semester

Our Lady of the Lake University updates: https://www.ollusa.edu/health-safety/emergency-preparedness/coronavirus-information.html
Closed until March 23
Courses to resume online March 23 through the end of the term

Alamo Colleges: https://www.alamo.edu/news--events/news/2020/03---march/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-update-3-11-20/
Closed until March 23
Courses to resume online March 23 through the end of the term

Across the Country: https://gist.github.com/jessejanderson/09155afe313914498a32baa477584fae

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REPORTING A POWER OUTAGE / DOWNED LINES
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CPS Energy: (210) 353-HELP (4357) to report downed power lines
Outage Map: https://outagemap1.cpsenergy.com/

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WI-FI CONNECTIVITY ISSUES
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Robust w-ifi signals: https://www.consumerreports.org/wireless-routers/how-to-get-a-stronger-wifi-signal/
Mesh Network: https://www.consumerreports.org/wireless-routers/best-mesh-routers-of-the-year/
Staying Safe & Recovering from the Pandemic
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MINIMIZING EXPOSURE RISKS
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CDC tips: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/index.html
- Stay home when you are sick
- Call your health care provider’s office in advance of a visit
- Limit movement in the community
- Limit visitors
*** DO THE 5:-
1. HANDS: Wash them often
2. ELBOW: Cough into it
3. FACE: Don't touch it
4. FEET: Stay 6 feet apart from people
5. FEEL: Sick? Stay home!
WHO advice when and how to use a mask: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/when-and-how-to-use-masks

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COVID-19 RECOVERY GUIDES
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Some clinically trialed treatments against COVID-19: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32023685

Risk factors from the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/high-risk-complications.html

Common Symptoms found include: Fever, Shortness of Breath, and Cough. Emergency warning signs include: Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, Persistent pain or pressure in the chest, New confusion or inability to arouse, and Bluish lips or face. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THESE ARE NOT THE ONLY SYMPTOMS, YOU MAY NEED TO CONSULT A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html

Obstetrician and Gynecologists' guide to Women's Health: https://www.acog.org/Clinical-Guidance-and-Publications/Practice-Advisories/Practice-Advisory-Novel-Coronavirus2019?IsMobileSet=false

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FOOD ASSISTANCE
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Houston Food Bank: www.houstonfoodbank.org/services/if-you-need-food
832-369-9390
Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: 1-877-541-7905

San Antonio Food Bank
5200 Enrique M. Barrera Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78227
210.337.3663
info@safoodbank.org
Monday-Friday | 8 AM - 5 PM
https://safoodbank.org/
https://setxfoodbank.org/2020/03/preparing-to-serve-in-the-face-of-covid-19/

If you are in need of food assistance, please contact: 210-431-8326

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PETS
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Caring for pets during the coronavirus:
https://www.aspca.org/news/coronavirus-keeping-your-pets-safe-during-covid-19-crisis
San Antonio Humane Society message about COVID-19: https://sahumane.org/
Hygiene, Health & Food Supply Availability
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STORES - please add dates to keep current
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Stores with hand sanitizers in stock (3/15):
Walgreens: https://www.walgreens.com/store/c/productlist/hand-sanitizers-hand-sanitizer/N=360353-2000014604
Walmart: https://www.walmart.com/search/?query=Hand%20Sanitizer
CVS: https://www.cvs.com/search/?cp=%5B%7B%22key%22%3A%22source%22%2C%22value%22%3A%22sayt%22%7D%5D&searchTerm=Hand%20Sanitizer
HEB: https://www.heb.com/search/results?N=3139289889&No=0&Nrpp=12&Ntt=Hand+Sanitizer&prodFilter=none&q=Hand+Sanitizer&showMoreIds=10093

Stores with bottled water in stock (3/15):
Costco: https://www.costco.com/bottled-water.html
Walmart: https://www.walmart.com/search/search-ng.do?search_query=water
HEB: https://www.heb.com/category/shop/beverages/water/490015/490046

Stores with toilet paper in stock (3/15):
Walmart: https://www.walmart.com/search/?query=Toilet%20Paper (some brands are out of stock at some stores)
Target: https://www.target.com/s?
searchTerm=toilet+paper&category=0%7CAll%7Cmatchallpartial%7Call+categories&tref=typeahead%7Cterm%7C0%7Ctoilet+paper%7C%7C%7Cservice&searchRawTerm=toil (some brands are out of stock at some stores)
HEB: https://www.heb.com/search/?q=Toilet%20Paper

Open Pharmacies (3/15):
www.healthcareready.org/rxopen
https://cvshealth.com/newsroom/cvs-pharmacy-hurricane-harvey
www.pharmacist.com/CEOBlog/harvey-s-rains-flood-houston-pharmacy-comes-devastated-area-s-aid

Grocery Store Modified Operation Hours (3/15):
HEB: https://newsroom.heb.com/store-hours-and-operations/?int=curbside-home-sticky-shifted-store-hours
Open 8am- 8pm
Walmart: https://corporate.walmart.com/newsroom/2020/03/14/temporary-changes-to-our-hours-to-better-serve-customers
6am-11pm


Airport & Travel
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AIRPORT OPERATIONS
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San Antonio International Airport (SAT)
Status (3/14): Fully operational
https://www.sanantonio.gov/SAT

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Status (3/14): Fully operational
twitter.com/iah
IAH's Coronavirus Statement: https://www.fly2houston.com/newsroom/releases/houston-airports-and-its-partners-continue-address-covid-19/

William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
twitter.com/HobbyAirport

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U.S. & INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
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The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad
-List of country specific COVID-19 information:
https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/COVID-19-Country-Specific-Information.html

-Presidential proclamations barring peoples who traveled to China, the Islamic Republic of Iran or certain European countries during the 14 day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States:
https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-suspension-entry-immigrants-nonimmigrants-persons-pose-risk-transmitting-2019-novel-coronavirus/
https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-suspension-entry-immigrants-nonimmigrants-certain-additional-persons-pose-risk-transmitting-coronavirus/
https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-declaring-national-emergency-concerning-novel-coronavirus-disease-covid-19-outbreak/

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COVID-19 TRAVEL UPDATES FOR SAN ANTONIO AREA UNIVERSITIES
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UTSA Travel Advisory:
Date: 3/16
No University Sponsored International or Domestic Travel, unless deemed mission-critical or health-critical as approved by university leadership
Travel Ban in place until April 12, 2020, with the potential for an extension as needed
Any students, faculty or staff traveling via plane from any country (regardless of CDC level) must self-isolate for 14 days at home prior to returning to campus. They must also report travel to Global Initiatives prior to returning to campus
Regarding domestic travel, any students faculty or staff returning from Washington state, California, Washington D.C., the city of Boston or the greater metropolitan New York area are strongly encouraged to self-isolate
http://www.utsa.edu/coronavirus/travelguidelines.html

UT Health San Antonio Travel Advisory:
Date: 3/14
Self-isolation (14 calendar days) will be required for returning travelers from the following locations:
- Seattle/King County, WA; New Rochelle, NY; Santa Clara County, CA
- CDC Level 3 areas (Most countries in Europe, China, Iran, South Korea)
- Self-monitoring is required for all international and domestic travel: 14-day Symptom monitoring log
*** Specific questions on areas requiring self-isolation can be directed to COVID-19@uthscsa.edu, travel is DISCOURAGED ***

Trinity University Travel Advisory:
Date: 3/15
All non-essential university sponsored domestic and international travel is not allowed until further notice
Faculty and Staff: If you believe a trip is essential- contact supervisor for review
Unnecessary personal travel is highly discouraged
If traveled to a CDC Level 3 Travel Advisory country: The University requires you submit to a 14 day quarantine before returning to campus
For personal domestic trips: Please contact your supervisor
https://sites.google.com/trinity.edu/trinityuniversitycovid-19/latest-updates/travel-guidelines?authuser=0

University of the Incarnate Word Travel Advisory:
Date: 3/15
All non-essential domestic and international travel is cancelled until April 30
Please consider travel destinations and avoid traveling if your agenda includes participation in conferences or other large gatherings.
Medical Care, Hospitals & Shelters
For medical/functional emergency call 911
For shelter information call 311
Med ER Rooftop Helicopter: 1-800-323-7233
National Guard: 713-578-3000
San Antonio Police Department's non-emergency phone number: 210-207-7273

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HOSPITALS
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Non-emergency, health question:
UTSA Student Health Services: 210-458-4142, Monday – Friday, 8–5 p.m.

Information for people with medical needs and hospital status:
http://www.khou.com/news/health/help-for-people-with-medical-needs-hospital-status/468738389

Texas Medical Center wide announcements of hospital statuses:
www.tmc.edu/emergency-updates/

How is COVID-19 diagnosed: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/lab/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fguidance-laboratories.html

How is COVID-19 treated: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fguidance-hcp.html

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SHELTERS
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Shelter maps:
Haven for Hope (San Antonio, TX) : https://www.havenforhope.org/
-Explain in detail why you are there in order to ensure the safety and health of all individuals
Donations & Volunteering
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DONATIONS
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World Health Organization Response Fund: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/donate

Help fight COVID-19: https://www.covid19responsefund.org/

Trach Mommas of Louisiana: trachmommas@gmail.com
Those who have extra pediatric medical supplies such as tracheostomy and ventilator supplies, feeding tubes, nebulizers, air purifiers, or specialty baby formula can help children with complex medical needs.

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BLOOD DONATIONS
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The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is asking for blood donations: southtexasblood.org
- Due to COVID-19, blood supply is at risk. In order to prevent a secondary crisis around the nation, specifically in San Antonio.
-If you want to donate blood, please call 210-731-5590 and schedule an appointment to prevent waiting in line.
The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center: giveblood.org/where-to-donate/mobile-drives/by-date/
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