Prevent yourself and others from getting sick

What YOU You Can Do

  • Get vaccinated
  • Wear a mask
  • Stay 6 feet away from others
  • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces
  • Test to prevent spread to others
  • Wash your hands often
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Clean and disinfect
  • Monitor your health daily

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Live, Learn, Work, Play and Stay at Brooks

COVID-19 Hotline – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has opened a COVID-19 hotline for residents to ask questions about the virus. The hotline is available in English and Spanish. Residents can call 210-207-5779. Hours of operation for the hotline are Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm and Saturday & Sunday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.

COVID-19 Updates  – Stay up-to-date with Bexar County cases.

COVID-19 PCR Testing Site – The UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine is a site for free COVID testing. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm. Cheek swab tests will be administered with results available within 24-48 hours. Schedule an appointment here.

COVID-19 Vaccine Online Scheduling – Information as to who is currently eligible to receive the COVID vaccine and how to schedule an appointment.

COVID-19 Rapid Testing, Vaccines, and Boosters – The District 3 Office of Councilwoman Phyllis Viagran is hosting the U.S. Army until further notice to administer FREE COVID rapid tests, vaccines, and boosters. Residents can choose from Moderna, Pfizer, or Johnson & Johnson. For more information, call (210) 207-0969.

  • When: Every Monday from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Where: 3315 Sidney Brooks, Suite 100

LIVE: Resources

Food distribution sites

The San Antonio Food Bank is expanding its response to COVID-19. Check their website daily for a full list of food distribution sites across the city, including ones at Brooks.

WORK: Resources

Job opportunities

Brooks continues to work closely with our workforce development partners, including SA Works, to identify short-term and temporary job opportunities that are available for community members whose jobs have been impacted.

.To search for current job openings, visit

Brooks will host a job fair on March 23, 2022 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa. Stay tuned for more information.

PLAY: Resources

Donations and volunteer opportunities

The San Antonio Food Bank is helping those in their season of need across 16 counties of southwest Texas. To volunteer or donate please visit,

Donate blood – The city and South Texas Blood and Tissue Center has put out a call for blood donations. During this time, donations will be by appointment only to help avoid crowds and allow the organization to follow social distancing guidelines. To make an appointment, go to or call 210-731-5590.

Donate to Meals on Wheels – You can change a life with a $7 donation to provide an  Emergency Food Supply Boxes for Meals on Wheels’ elderly clients, who are considered high risk for getting the coronavirus. Seven dollars can provide a client an Emergency Food Supply Box of four shelf-stable meals.

In This Together – Custom designed “In This Together” t-shirts and masks are currently on sale, and 100% of proceeds will go back to local businesses in your community. Gift cards are purchased weekly from those local businesses and then distributed to organizations/people in need. Pay it forward!