Officials at UT Health San Antonio said recently that their computer models suggest the number of COVID-19 patients in the region’s hospitals could nearly double within two weeks and grow tenfold by August.

The worrisome forecasts prompted UT Health to launch a public education campaign called “We Can Stop the Spread.” The initiative urges residents to redouble efforts to wash hands meticulously, wear masks in public, avoid touching one’s face, eyes or nose, and steer clear of crowded places — especially indoor environments.

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