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COVID-19 Update: A Rundown of Case Numbers and Vaccination Efforts

Dear Campus Community, Since my last message, a lot has happened. As has been the case with everything related to COVID-19, new developments and information updates come fast, so here is the quick rundown on the latest: The number of new cases of COVID-19 continues to decline across the country,…

COVID-19 update: New variants and vaccine access

Dear Campus Community, At the end of what was a very difficult year for so many, virtually everyone was happy to bid good riddance to 2020. Speaking personally, I can say I have never looked forward to the start of a new year more. Now, three weeks into the New…

COVID-19: Screen, Test & Protect — and Vaccinate!

From the director of Screen, Test & Protect: When it comes to a public health challenge like the pandemic, it’s understandable to want a quick and clear solution. Yet navigating a global crisis of this nature often takes a somewhat more complex course, with many people taking many steps toward…

COVID-19 Update: The Last Few Miles of the Marathon

Dear Campus Community, We’ve had such good news in the past week, with the authorization and administration of the first COVID-19 vaccines. It’s certainly a moment to celebrate. And with it comes hope … the perfect gift this holiday season and the perfect start to a new year with new…

COVID-19 update: Spring semester

From the director of Screen, Test & Protect: Dear Colleagues, I know you’re concerned. I’m also a faculty member. Here’s what you should know. As a faculty member myself, I understand the concerns some of you have about returning to more in-person classes this spring. I spend a considerable amount of…

Holidays, Hope and Health: From the director of Screen, Test & Protect

Dear Campus Community, We’re officially into the holiday season. So many things come to mind when I reflect on this time of year. Friends and family, fond memories, important traditions. And I think about gratitude and hope. This year more than ever, amid all our sacrifices over these many months,…

Town Hall 11/6/2020: Parents and Families

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…