What to Know About COVID-19
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Return to Campus
Our current state includes a limited return to campus only with approval, while everyone else continues to work remotely.Download Executive Summary
This site was last updated on June 6, 2020.
- June 15 – All employees may return to campus, No UTSW-related domestic travel through June 15
- Sept. 1 – No UTSW-related international travel through Sept. 1
COVID-19 Forecasting for DFW
UT Southwestern’s COVID-19 current state analysis and forecasting model illustrates how COVID-19 is spreading across DFW based on real patient data we have received from Collin, Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant counties.View Latest Model (May 29–30)
Alert: BEWARE of Email, Phone, Text, & Website Scams
Criminal scammers are contacting patients and employees by phone, email, and text alleging to represent various organizations, including the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Scammers are spoofing legitimate phone numbers and websites in order to obtain protected health information (PHI), passwords, and other sensitive information. To report suspected scams or impersonations, please contact the Office of Compliance at email@example.com or Information Security at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see below for total cases as of June 6.
Submit Your Questions for the President’s Weekly Briefing by Noon Monday
Remember to send any questions you have for UT Southwestern President Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky’s next weekly briefing by noon Monday to COVID-19Questions@utsouthwestern.edu. Use “Question for the President” as the subject line. Answers to any questions not addressed during the audio briefing will be posted online.
‘What To Know’ about Kids and COVID-19 with Drs. Kahn and Sanghavi
Children who’ve been stuck at home since March are more than ready to dive into pool parties, sleepovers, and get-togethers with friends. But how will parents know what’s safe? UT Southwestern pediatric specialists Dr. Jeffrey Kahn and Dr. Rinarani Sanghavi join Dr. John Warner to discuss this hot topic in the latest episode of “What To Know.”
Food Services Update: Burger House Opening Monday on South Campus
Burger House on South Campus will open Monday, operating from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday. Additional dining options, along with two 24/7 Mini-Markets, are available throughout campus.
Upcoming Science Café on Infectious Disease Modeling and Forecasting
Are you curious about the how, why, and what of health, disease, and care? Join us for Science Café, a science education series featuring faculty and special guests sharing insights on unique and fun science topics. The June 11 Café will feature Dr. Mujeeb Basit, a cardiologist and risk optimization expert, discussing infectious diseases modeling and forecasting. Visit the UTSW events calendar to learn more and register.
Help Is Available: Virtual Learning Sessions
- Physicians’ Peer Support Lounge: June 8, noon
- 2020 Values in Practice employee engagement survey: June 8-28
- Science Café: The Science Behind Infectious Disease Modeling and Forecasting: June 11, 7 p.m.
You Can Help Fight COVID-19 in Your Community
For Everyone – Well or Sick
Download the COVID Symptom Tracker and take 1 minute each day to:
- Report your health daily even if you feel well
- Get a daily estimate of COVID in your area
- Help slow the outbreak near you
For Health Care Workers
- Share clinical and life experiences in order to understand the perspectives and problems faced by those on the COVID-19 pandemic front lines
- Unite with other American health care workers to facilitate rapid-cycle research, including an upcoming large study of hydroxychloroquine’s effectiveness in preventing coronavirus infections in health care workers