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November 6 Parent and Family Town Hall

The Nov. 6 Town Hall for parents and family members featured the following panelists: Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. D’Andra Mull, Director of UF Health Screen, Test & Protect Dr. Michael Lauzardo, and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Affairs Dr. Angela Lindner. The virtual town hall topics included spring course…

Screen, Test & Protect Testing Locations Closed 11/12/2020

Screen, Test & Protect testing locations on campus will be canceled for Thursday, November 12. All tests that were scheduled for Thursday will be moved to the same time on Friday, November 13. For more information on Screen, Test & Protect testing locations, visit the testing page. We are…

How to Have Yourself a Healthy Holiday

Dear Campus Community, We’re growing closer to the end of the fall semester. It’s not always been easy, but we’re Gators, and we’re persevering, thanks to our collective efforts. As we look ahead to Thanksgiving, that’s something to be grateful for. And speaking of the holidays, the best way to…

From the Director of Screen, Test & Protect

Dear Campus Community, It’s sometimes hard to reflect on history when we’re still living it. All the more reason for us to take a moment to pause and think about how far we’ve come, and to thank you for all you’re doing. We’re about eight months in, and it’s understandable…

UF Health Screen, Test & Protect unveils new saliva test

Since the beginning of the pandemic, it has been clear that widespread testing for COVID-19 is crucial to helping control the spread of the infection. The infamous nasal swab has been the best way to date to obtain an accurate specimen for running the PCR tests that are the gold…

Town Hall 9/2/20: A Safer and Healthier Educational Experience

President Fuchs is joined by Provost Joe Glover, Senior Vice President and COO Charlie Lane, Vice Presidents Jodi Gentry and D’Andra Mull and UF Health Screen, Test & Protect director Michael Lauzardo, MD, MSc, and epidemiologist Jerne Shapiro, MPH. The group answered questions about the status of reopening and…

COVID-19 update: Student Testing Opportunities, Transportation and Housing

Dear faculty and staff, please see below to learn more about how we are expanding testing for students and adjusting to better address their transportation and housing needs. Also be on the lookout for more information soon about how the UF Health Screen, Test & Protect team is working hard…

What Happens Next?

Like the beginning of any other typical academic year, the level of excitement and energy around town has grown over the past week as more students move into Gainesville and we get closer to the official start of classes. But obviously, this is no typical academic year. This year’s back-to-school…

COVID-19 Update: Our Data Dashboard

Dear Campus Community, As the start of fall semester approaches, we are kicking off a new public dashboard that offers an ‘at-a-glance’ picture of COVID-19 trends among members of the university community — faculty, staff and students. These figures should provide a clearer picture of what is happening on campus from…

Town Hall 8/6/20: A Safer and Healthier Educational Experience

Campus leaders, including D’Andra Mull, Chris Hass, Heather White and UF Health Screen, Test & Protect director Michael Lauzardo, MD, MSc, and epidemiologist Jerne Shapiro, MPH, answered questions about UF Health Screen, Test & Protect in a virtual town hall on Thursday, Aug. 6. Hosted by UF Student Affairs, the…