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.

Reopening the University of Florida

UF Health Screen, Test & Protect

The Screen, Test & Protect initiative builds a culture of care for our community while taking steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the University of Florida gradually returns faculty, staff and students to campus.

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Patient & Visitor Updates

The latest updates for UF Health hospitals, clinics and services. Includes changes to visitation policies, openings and closings, and more.

How You Can Help

From PPE donations to mask making, discover the ways you can help make a difference and contribute to our shared fight against COVID-19.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions and answers about COVID-19 and UF Health’s response. Learn how you can help protect yourself and our community.

UF HEALTH COVID-19 research and news

UF emergency medicine researchers taking part in five COVID-19 studies

Innovative coronavirus research underway at UF Health Jacksonville Emergency medicine physicians at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville are working to find solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic…

A team of UF Health ‘champions’ ease fears for elderly COVID-19 patients at risk of delirium

Digital version:  Media kit, with additional photos and patient interview video available here:    It was the last place in the world Patricia Fountain wanted to be: a hospital’s…

UF Health Chest Pain Center, PulsePoint provide East Gainesville organizations with lifesaving devices

The UF Health Chest Pain Center, in coordination with the UF Health PulsePoint task force, has donated a pair of automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, to two organizations in East…

UF Health researchers look to smartwatch app to fend off pandemic face touching

Many Americans are simply touching their faces too often during the novel coronavirus pandemic, public health officials have observed, potentially increasing their exposure to the pathogen. But just try to…


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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