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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 Dallas and Tarrant counties.

View Latest Model (May 7)

This site was last updated on May 10, 2021.

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers

Clements University Hospital

The total cases at Clements University Hospital as of May 10.

UTSW COVID-19 Census Update as of May 10 shows total confirmed cases as 7 with 3 in the ICU, and 0 awaiting test results.

For additional numbers, see Texas Cases and Global Statistics.

UTSW Campus

The total cases on campus during the week of April 30–May 6.

The total cases on campus the week of April 30 to May 6 is 1 with a cumulative total of 1161.
 

UTSW campus employee population is 19,000.

Today’s Updates

National Nurses Week continues through Wednesday

More than a dozen nurse leaders recorded heartfelt messages of thanks and gratitude for our nurses during National Nurses Week. Thank you, UTSW nurses!

Our valued nurse colleagues across our Health System bring their skill, compassion, and dedication to deliver patient care with excellence – every day. If you’re on social media, show them your appreciation on our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages. Tag us @utswnews and use the hashtag #UTSWNursesRock.

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with us! In 1992, Congress officially designated May as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. We celebrate this month to honor the contributions and achievements Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans have made to the history of the United States and internationally.

We invite you to enjoy the Asian-Pacific American-inspired cuisines offered in the CUH and Zale Lipshy Pavilion cafeteria dining areas every Thursday in May. Learn moreabout this and more upcoming events hosted by both the Asian-Pacific Islander Business Resource Group and the Office of Institutional Equity & Access’ Division of Diversity & Inclusion.

Register for the fourth annual Simulation Symposium

Hosted virtually by the UT Southwestern Simulation Center, this year’s Quality Improvement and Research Forum on Wednesday will feature guest speaker Carla Pugh, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, and Director of the Technology Enabled Clinical Improvement (T.E.C.I.) Center. 

Register to attend this event, which is intended to bring together individuals from a broad array of backgrounds, all with a common interest in health care simulation quality improvement and research. 

Maintenance on PeopleSoft applications to cause downtime

From midnight to 9 a.m. on Saturday, all PeopleSoft applications and the Procurement Portal (Jaggaer) will be unavailable due to system maintenance. All other related systems such as Taleo Learn, Taleo Talent Acquisition Management, and iPerform (Oracle HCM Goals and Performance) will be available during this time. If you experience any issues following the downtime, please contact the IR Service Desk at 214-648-7600, option 4, or email the ServiceDesk@UTSouthwestern.edu.

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

COVID Inspire

Participate in a national collaboration to understand COVID-19

  • Seeking people, age 18 or older, who have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 and have been tested within the last 6 weeks.
  • Participation takes less than 30-minutes, once every three months, for 18-months.

Upcoming Virtual Events

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