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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 (September 21)

This site was last updated on Sept. 21, 2020.

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The Latest COVID-19 Numbers

Clements University Hospital

The total cases at Clements University Hospital as of Sept. 20

UTSW COVID-19 Census Update as of Sept. 20 shows total confirmed cases as 23, with 8 in the ICU, and 2 awaiting test results.

For additional numbers, see Texas Cases and Global Statistics.

UTSW Campus

The total cases on campus during the week of Sept. 11–Sept. 17

The total cases on campus the week of Aug. 28-Sept. 3 is 9 with a cumulative total of 265.

UTSW campus employee population is 19,000.

Today’s Updates

“What To Know” about COVID-19 and the Flu Season; Remember to Get Your Flu Shot

We’re bracing for a flu season like no other due to added concerns about COVID-19. In the latest episode of “What To Know,” Dr. John Warner, EVP for Health System Affairs,  discusses this “perfect storm” with Dr. Julie Trivedi, Medical Director of UT Southwestern’s infection prevention efforts, and Dr. Paul Sue, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist, and share practical advice to staying safe. Your best bet: Make an appointment to get your flu shot on campus. A convenient drive-thru option is available (also by appointment). Review vaccination locations/schedules and detailed instructions.

UTSW Steps Challenge Winner: Thelma Morgan Defends Her Title

Thelma Morgan, a medical transcriptionist for Clinical Laboratory Services, is now a two-time, back-to-back, Steps Challenge champion. She logged an impressive 105,745 steps this past Saturday for the 2020 Dallas Heart Walk Digital Experience and UT Southwestern Steps Challenge – a whopping 47 miles. “My father died from a massive heart attack four years ago, and this is how I keep his memory alive. … I was on a mission to reach 100,000 steps, and I’m happy to say that I scored another victory for my dad,” she said. Learn more about what motivates her to move, and find out who else came in at the top of the Steps Challenge leaderboard and how many of our colleagues laced up to promote heart health.

UT Southwestern Science Cafe: The Hype and Hope of Stem Cell Therapy

This Thursday, Sept. 24, join Dr. Nasser Ayyad for a conversation about the science of regenerative medicine and stem cell treatments for spine conditions. Characterized by self-renewal and the potential to become any type of cell, stem cells show great promise for musculoskeletal conditions with the potential to repair or replace damaged cells and tissue. Extensive research is being conducted in this area, including at UT Southwestern. Learn about the what, how, and hope of this powerful cell-based tool.

Upcoming Virtual Sessions

For more, see the UTSW Events Calendar.

Featured COVID-19 Resources

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
  • Developed by the health science company ZOE in collaboration with scientists and physicians at King's College of London and Massachusetts General Hospital

For Health Care Workers

Join the Healthcare Work Exposure Response & Outcomes (HERO) Registry to:

  • 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

Upcoming Virtual Events