Alert Information

 Yellow:  Application Alert

Epic EMR will be unavailable for maintenance on Saturday, June 13, 2020, from 1pm to 5pm (1300-1700).

Thursday, Jun 4, 2020 • 12:38 PM ramanley

On Saturday, June 13,2020, from 1pm to 5pm (1300-1700), The Epic EMR will be unavailable due to maintenance. There will be NO Epic access during this downtime, including the Read-only version.

The length of this maintenance will require all units to use downtime procedures. All nursing units will need to prepare for downtime by printing a MAR and rounds report for their patients before 1:00pm.

Please contact Epic Support at 25200 option 4 with any questions.

 Yellow:  Campus Solutions / MySTAR Alert

Scheduled Maintenance My STAR/Campus Solutions

Thursday, Jun 4, 2020 • 9:49 AM joreily

My STAR/Campus Solutions will be down for maintenance from Sunday June 7th, 2020 at 5:00 pm through Monday June 8,2020 at 10:00 pm

 Yellow:  COVID-19

UTMB Notification per the Clery Act

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020 • 1:53 PM rareyes

This emergency notification to UTMB employees, students and faculty at all of our locations is issued to comply with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).

The welfare and safety of our community during this time is our primary concern. We are writing to inform you of recent developments relating to COVID-19. As you know Dr. Ben Raimer, UTMB president ad interim and other UTMB leaders have been providing daily updates and guidance via emails, social media, videos and UTMB’s COVID-19 website that includes information for our employees, students and the general public.
UTMB leaders are in daily contact with federal, state and local authorities in order to best coordinate response and provide the best possible care and protection for our patients and the UTMB community.
This one-time notification provides required warning related to the COVID-19 pandemic. You will continue to receive daily updates from UTMB leaders and you can see updates on the UTMB COVID-19 website.
Numerous people in our area have tested positive for COVID-19. Public and UTMB health care officials acted quickly and we understand appropriate protocols are being followed. Contact tracing for these patients is being conducted by the Health Districts in the counties of Brazoria, Harris and Galveston as well as the City of Houston’s Health District.
We take this opportunity to remind our community of important information regarding COVID-19. In an effort to slow the spread of the virus, we are requesting your immediate attention to and compliance with the following health-authority-recommended practices – not only to ensure your own well-being, but the well-being of others:

• Avoid groups of 10 or more people and avoid people who are ill with respiratory symptoms.
• Thoroughly wash your hands frequently, for at least 20 seconds with soap and water. Any kind of soap will work.
• Use hand sanitizer with minimum 60% alcohol content if soap and water are not available.
• Cough/sneeze into a tissue and dispose of it right away. If you do not have a tissue, cough/sneeze into your elbow.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth—especially with unwashed hands.
• Use disinfectant wipes or cleaner on frequently touched or shared surfaces.
• Do not share dishes, cups/glasses, utensils or towels.

Updates and information on UTMB's COVID-19 response

Monday, Mar 23, 2020 • 11:18 AM pvaldes

For access to the daily updates, latest policies, changes to clinics and other activity related to UTMB's response to the new coronavirus, visit www.utmb.edu/COVID-19

Emergency Communications

Disaster/Weather Emergencies

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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