Coronavirus Information for Patients

Helpful Resources for Patients

Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) is committed to providing valuable, up-to-date information to patients concerned about the coronavirus and how it may affect you and those you care about. This page offers resources and tools for you to use and share with others, including printable handouts and web links.

If you have questions or think you may have been exposed to the coronavirus, call the Texas Health Coronavirus Hotline at 682-236-7601 to speak to a nurse. The hotline is available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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COVID-19 vaccine information

The following resources are available to help you register for a COVID-19 vaccination and also answer questions and provide additional information about getting a vaccine.

  • North Texas county and city information — The North Texas Commission has shared links for vaccine registration and the latest news in your county, including Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant. Links for many North Texas cities are also available.
  • UT Southwestern — UT Southwestern is offering the vaccine to both non-UTSW patients and UTSW patients. Also, learn about distribution phases and when you are eligible to get the vaccine.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — Find product information about each of the available U.S. vaccines, as well as nationwide vaccination data.

RELIABLE WEBSITES

Visit only trusted, credible sites for news and information. Below are some agency and government resources that provide the latest guidance and education.

PRINTABLE HANDOUTS

These helpful PDF guides can be printed or shared.

    Prevention and Care

    Just for Kids

    Information and Guidelines

    Coronavirus questions? Call 682-236-7601.

    The Texas Health Coronavirus Hotline is staffed by nurses to help answer your questions about the coronavirus and COVID-19. The hotline is available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    How is the virus that causes COVID-19 different from other coronaviruses?
    How long does the virus that causes COVID-19 live?
    How should I clean surfaces if I or a family member has COVID-19?
    How should I wash towels, linens and other laundry of person who has COVID-19?
    Why is the virus making some young and healthy people very sick?
    What is the average length of COVID-19 illness (mild and severe)?

    FAQ Source: Healthwise