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COVID-19 (coronavirus) Resource Center

Updated on June 30, 2020.

UT Health RGV is closely monitoring and providing the following information in association with the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help keep our patients and families informed about the COVID-19 (coronavirus).
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Request a COVID-19 Phone Screening

Complete the form below to request a phone screening from a UT Health RGV scheduling professional to determine if you need to get tested for COVID-19 at one of our testing sites. Individuals must be 18 years or older to be tested at the COVID-19 testing sites.

There is no cost for the COVID-19 phone screening with the UT Health RGV Patient Communication Center (1-833-UTRGV-MD). For more information, visit the Phone Screening and On-site Testing FAQ page.

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What is COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). This virus comes from a family of viruses that can cause severe respiratory illness in humans.

COVID-19 (formerly 2019-nCoV) was originally identified in December 2019, in Wuhan, China. COVID-19 has since spread globally, with cases confirmed in over 200 countries, including the United States.

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How UT Health RGV is responding to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

At UT Health RGV, our doctors, specialists, physician assistants, nurses and health care support staff are going beyond the call of duty to help keep you and your family safe and healthy.

We have opened multiple COVID-19 testing centers across the RGV to provide patients with advanced medical care and testing. Our medical team is working on the front lines every day to help and treat patients with COVID-19 (coronavirus).

How UT Health RGV is responding to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

At UT Health RGV, our doctors, specialists, physician assistants, nurses and health care support staff are going beyond the call of duty to help keep you and your family safe and healthy.

We have opened multiple COVID-19 testing centers across the RGV to provide patients with advanced medical care and testing. Our medical team is working on the front lines every day to help and treat patients with COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Virtual Care Visits Now Available

UT Health RGV offers online appointments and virtual care for patients across primary care and specialty areas. Connect with board certified doctors, specialists, and nurses from your computer, smartphone or tablet - wherever you are.

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Virtual Care Visits Now Available

UT Health RGV offers online appointments and virtual care for patients across primary care and specialty areas. Connect with board certified doctors, specialists, and nurses from your computer, smartphone or tablet - wherever you are.

LEARN MORE

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Resources