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 Red:  Application Alert

Mac Upgrade Issues

Thursday, Jan 14, 2021 • 4:09 PM joreily

Do not install the Mac OS Big Sur Upgrade on UTMB-owned Macintosh computers. An incompatibility exists with Dell encryption software that may lead to system crash and data loss.


 Yellow:  Traffic Alert

Harborside to be closed

Thursday, Mar 25, 2021 • 10:39 AM rareyes



Harborside Drive at 18th Street will be closed for a portion of the last week of March and for much of April for a major drainage project.

The street is scheduled to be closed beginning Monday, March 29 through Wednesday, March 31. During this time closure will begin at 6:30 p.m. until 6 a.m.

A second phase of the project is scheduled to start April 12. During this phase, the street will be closed day and night with completion expected April 30.

During both phases, traffic will be rerouted from 19th Street to the Strand to 16th Street and back to Harborside and vice versa in the opposite direction.

Large trucks and haulers will be detoured from 33rd Street to Broadway to 14th Street to Harborside and vice versa in opposite direction.














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In the event of a disaster or emergency weather conditions, please refer to the following lines of communication for more information:

  • Call the UTMB main operator at (409) 772-1011.
  • Information is also available via the web at www.utmb.edu/alert. Should the UTMB web server go down, a second server is in place as a backup and will be available via UTMB's normal URL: www.utmb.edu.  Additionally, an informational site will be activated at www.utmbinfo.com.
  • See www.utmb.edu/emergency_plan for UTMB Health Emergency Operations Plans.
  • Monitor local television and radio stations including KPRC/950 AM, KTRH/740 AM and KIKK/96 FM in Houston.




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