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Women’s Health Expert Weighs in on Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for Pregnant Patients

If you test positive for COVID-19 while pregnant and are experiencing mild to moderate symptoms, UT Health Austin maternal-fetal medicine specialist Alison Cahill, MD, MSCI, recommends considering monoclonal antibody infusion therapy within the first 10 days of symptom onset to help lessen the severity of the disease for both you and your unborn baby. Find out why.

Eliminating Barriers in Health Care Even When Faced With Unforeseen Challenges

UT Health Austin physicians are making it possible for patients and families to receive the care they need by eliminating barriers in healthcare access. Find out how cross clinic collaboration and care coordination helped a caregiver and her family better care for their mother during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shouldering the Anxieties and Hardships of Patients Affected by COVID-19

UT Health Austin’s Director of Clinical Social Work and Integrated Behavioral Health, Donna Shanor, LCSW, LCDC, discusses how UT Health Austin’s Integrated Behavior Health team is working diligently to continue gathering and connecting patients to resources to help ease the emotional, physical, and financial hardships that patients are facing as they navigate the changing COVID-19 public health crisis.

COVID-19 Videos May 4, 2020

The Ever-Growing Importance of Contact Tracing

Managing COVID-19 may depend on robust contact tracing programs. But what exactly is contact tracing, and how does it help society battle infectious diseases? Learn the basics of this time-tested public health strategy and what you can do, starting now, to help your community in the fight against COVID-19.

COVID-19 May 1, 2020

Doing What’s Most Important and Doing It Now

We've all head that medical masks are in short supply. Find out how a team of engineers, medical professionals, software and other information technology specialists, 3D printing experts, and more, have come together to make sure that frontline healthcare workers have the personal protective equipment (PPE) they need to do their jobs.

COVID-19 Apr 15, 2020

Home Is Where the Doctor Is

Learn how Dell Medical School's Chief of Primary Care and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Internal Medicine created a convenient online system to monitor COVID-19 symptoms while patients stay safe and comfortable at home.

COVID-19 Apr 3, 2020

The Work Must Go On

While your at-home work environment may be less than ideal, it doesn’t have to put the brakes on your daily productivity. UT Health Austin social workers are here to help you create a productive work environment in conjunction with your busy everyday home life.

COVID-19 Mar 30, 2020

Understanding COVID-19

There is a lot of information going around about COVID-19. UT Health Austin healthcare providers want you to be informed and stay up to date on ways to remain healthy and what you can do to help.