COVID-19 Resources & Updates

Last update: April 6

We have implemented strenuous and cautionary efforts to ensure our team helps prevent the the spread of COVID-19.  There are several newly enforced protocols and precautions for UTHealth, UTPhysicians, and our hospital partners at Memorial Hermann and Harris Health Hospitals.  We have encompassed several of these resources and updates for your reference, below.

All questions can be directed by either email or phone call to:

April 4 – Internal, CVSurgery COVID-19 Plan Procedures & Protocols

For healthcare providers, find this guide as a helpful resource in treating patients with COVID-19

March 27 – JAMA Cardiology: Potential Effects of Coronaviruses on the Cardiovascular System; A Review



March 26 – General PPE Algorithm for Surgical Services

March 24 – no visitors will be allowed for patients in isolation, including those under evaluation or who have tested positive for COVID-19, until further notice

March 20 – Memorial Hermann postpones all elective, non-urgent surgeries, procedures and out-patient services


Employees should regularly check for the latest organizational policy updates

COVID-19 Information Center

March 25 – NT Screening Questionnaire

March 25 – Coronavirus IP Questionnaire

UTPhysicians COVID-19 Info Sheet

March 25 – Limiting visitor access to clinics: we ask individuals 18 years or older do not bring any minors or additional guests with them to their appointments, exceptions allow one guest if patient has mobility or neurological challenges

March 23 – UTPhysicians Drive Through COVID-19 Testing


March 23  – Top Harris County, Texas, areas where residents are most likely to need hospitalization, ICU care for COVID-19

WebEx Meetings:

For UTHealth Employees and Students: Resources and Policy Updates

IT resources for those working remotely

Work From Home Discount Program for UTHealth Employees

Additional Resources

Harris County Public Health Resources

Texas Department of State

World Health Organization