Find fast facts about our responses in Gainesville, Jacksonville and Central Florida and learn about the hard work our researchers conduct to help combat this global pandemic. We also provide you easy access to information from county, state and national governments and health agencies.


Visitation Policy Update

Beginning Tuesday, April 7, screeners will begin taking the temperature of all visitors entering the hospital. Staff without a UF Health employee ID…

UF Health Gainesville - Coronavirus Update

Donating Personal Protective Equipment

As health care professionals across the country require important personal protection equipment, or PPE, during the COVID-19 pandemic, many people…

COVID-19 Update

Visitation updates – UF Health Leesburg Hospital…

UF Health Leesburg Hospital and UF Health The Villages® Hospital announces new patient visitation restrictions.

UF Health Central Florida - Updates


How You Can Help

hygiene and social distancing

Maintain Healthy Habits

Everyday preventive actions help prevent the spread of any respiratory disease, including COVID-19. Learn how to practice best hygiene and social distancing.

Personal Protective Equipment

PPE Donations

UF Health Supply Chain Services is working diligently to procure necessary Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, for our health care workers who are on the front lines.


Blood Donations

As the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to escalate, experts are warning of a dire shortage of blood as donors stay home and blood drives across the country are canceled.



Aid-a-Gator is a unique program that offers financial assistance to University of Florida students experiencing a temporary hardship.

Covid-19 funds

Donate to UF Health

Your contributions help us to provide clinical care, support out healthcare teams, and to fuel research initiatives.


Use Your Computer to Help

The Folding at Home project uses the CPU power of thousands of volunteer computers to understand how COVID-19 proteins work and how theaapuetics can be designed to stop them.

UF HEALTH COVID-19 research and news

Study by UF neurointensivists details potential neurologic complications of severe respiratory viruses

A new study by University of Florida Health neurocritical care experts offers insight into potential neurologic complications of severe respiratory viruses, including COVID-19, and could help guide diagnosis and treatment…

UF Health researcher explains new challenges to testing treatments during an outbreak

Researchers testing new treatments and vaccines amid a disease outbreak, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, face a number of challenges. Unpredictability in size, geographic location and the duration of the…

UF Health researchers donate gloves, masks and other PPE to support frontline colleagues

Researchers from across the University of Florida and UF Health have joined an urgent effort to collect and donate personal protective equipment, or PPE, to build upon existing stockpiles in…

Early findings from COVID-19 testing in The Villages® encouraging; experts urge vigilance

University of Florida Health experts and their collaborators completed over 2,000 COVID-19 tests in The Villages® last week, and while the number of positive cases is still low, experts urge…


UF Health Jacksonville

COVID-19 information related to UF Health Jacksonville, UF Health North, and related clinics

UF Health Central Florida

COVID-19 information related to UF Health Leesburg and UF Health Villages Hospitals.

Updates from the University of Florida

UF's COVID-19 Response

UF's Latest Updates

The latest updates from the University of Florida related to COVID-19. Additional frequently asked questions pertaining to travel, students, prospective students, families, graduate students, and faculty & staff

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