Announcements

COVID-19 Resources

As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase in our community, so does anxiety associated with the pandemic.  The mental health effects of COVID-19 are as important to address as the physical health effects. To aid individuals and communities during this time, the ReACH Center will be compiling a range of resources and information on our COVID-19 page

ReACH Core Scholar Luz Garcini Featured on Oprah's Book Club

Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor and ReACH Core Scholar was featured on the latest episode of Oprah's Book Club streaming on Apple+.  Tune in to hear Dr. Garcini  talk to Oprah Winfrey about the border wall and her research related to stress and trauma in undocumented populations. Episode Preview

Local Census Response Rate

Are you interested in seeing how many people in your community are responding to the 2020 Census?  As of May 1st the national self-response rate of the 2020 Census is 56.0%.  The self-response rate for Texas is 50.6%, and the self-response rate in Bexar County is 54.0%. Stay up to date with self response rates from across the U.S. on the Census Bureau website.  

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Welcome

The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH)  is multidisciplinary collaboration of researchers and clinicians from institutions including UT Health San Antonio, Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas School of Public Health.

The City of San Antonio and UT Health San Antonio are making efforts to provide up to date information and resources for the San Antonio community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please see our COVID-19 Resources Page for information and resources to assist our community during this challenging time.  Please check back frequently as information will be updated as information changes and new resources become available.

 

Latest News and Events

Study Recruitment: Women’s Health and Aging Survey Study

The ReACH Center is recruiting female research participants 60 or older to complete an online survey on women’s health and aging! Our goal is to learn more about how best to promote healthy aging among women by looking at a number of factors related to women’s health and aging, including social, lifestyle, and environmental factors.

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CDC Recommends Face Coverings to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

With the help of scientists around the world we are increasingly learning more about how the COVID-19 virus spreads.  This information along with evidence of widespread community infection in many communities across the United States has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a recommendation for people to wear cloth face coverings to cover their nose and mouth in community settings. 

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Census 2020 - Help Us Make Sure That Everyone Counts!

Many people are unaware of how census data impacts their day-to-day lives. Further, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important for people to know that it has never been easier to respond to the census!  You can complete it online, by phone, or by mail, without having to meet a census taker. The response of you and your household to the 2020 Census is important.  Join us in making sure everyone is counted!

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Spanish Language Resources and Latino Health Equity

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