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All adults and children 6 months and older can get a free COVID-19 vaccine without appointment at pop-up clinics (see below), grocery stores, physician offices, and pharmacies. Check with each location for walk-in hours or call 311. Homebound residents can call 210-207-8731 for assistance. 


  • New Test Kits At home COVID tests available again. You may order  COVID tests to be delivered to you through the mail.
  • See a map of no-cost testing sites in Bexar County here
  • Check for more testing sites and information on COVID-19 Testing or call 311, option 8.


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NOTE: Due to the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency declaration on May 11,2023, available data will change effective May 16, 2023.

  • COVID-19 cases and deaths will be updated weekly on Tuesdays by 4:30 PM.
  • Reporting of indicator risk levels, vaccination levels, positivity rates, lab testing data, and hospital trends will no longer be provided.



Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, is caused by a novel coronavirus named SARS-CoV-2 that was first identified as part of an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more serious diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). A novel coronavirus is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. As COVID-19 spreads among people, more variants of SARS-CoV-2 emerge, and currently a new subvariant called XBB.1.5  is on the rise in the U.S.

The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 spreads very easily from person to person through close contact (within 6 feet).

  • When people with COVID-19 cough, sneeze, sing, talk, or breathe they produce respiratory droplets containing the virus. These droplets range in size from visible spittle to microscopic particles and can cause infection when they are inhaled or deposited on mucous membranes (such as those that line the inside of the nose and mouth) through close or direct contact.
  • Under certain conditions, people with COVID-19 seem to have infected others who were more than 6 feet away. Such airborne transmissions can occur in enclosed spaces with inadequate ventilation; however, it is much more common for COVID-19 to spread through close contact with an infected person than through airborne transmission.
  • People who are infected with SARS-CoV-2 but do not show symptoms can also spread the virus to others. 
  • It may be possible that a person can become infected by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or eyes, but this is not a common way that COVID-19 spreads.
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Get vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 and avoid exposure to this virus. People with COVID-19 have a wide range of clinical manifestations ranging from asymptomatic to respiratory failure with multi-organ dysfunction and death in severe cases. Older adults and people with underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for serious complications from COVID-19.    


24/7 Mental Health Support Line
Texas Health and Human Services launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Call toll-free at 1.833.986.1919 anytime to speak to a counselor.
Pandemics can be stressful, especially when you are staying away from others. During this time, it’s important to maintain social connections and care for your mental health.
How to #BeTheDifference For People With Mental Health Concerns During COVID-19
Q&A with NAMI Texas’ executive director about mental health during the pandemic 

See more Counseling & Wellness Resources here


Since COVID-19 is such a fast-moving pandemic, rumors and misinformation sometimes from seemingly reliable sources are inevitable. It's best to rely on information from authoritative sources such as the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the World Health Organization (WHO). Below are some critical-thinking steps to help you sort out facts from fake news.