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UF Health Fitness and Wellness Center Reopens

The UF Health Fitness and Wellness Center, located at 1310 SW 13th St., reopened today. Occupancy will be limited to 50% of normal capacity. Current hours of operation are 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday. If you have questions, please call 352.733.0834.

UF Health Central Florida Visitor Policy Changes

Starting Monday, May 4, UF Health Central Florida facilities will restrict visitors to only one per patient (previously no visitors were allowed). All patients and visitors will continue to be medically screened at hospital entrances upon arrival, and all staff and visitors will be required to wear masks at all…

UF Health to resume elective surgeries, procedures on Monday

University of Florida Health is resuming all elective inpatient and outpatient surgeries and procedures at all its locations Monday, recognizing the urgency of ramping up services for non-coronavirus patients whose medical conditions and illnesses require care even in the face of a global pandemic. This includes all UF Health hospitals…

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 have reached out to UF Health asking how they can help.

Changes to Visitor Policy; Screenings; Valet Parking (GNV)

Several changes are being implemented at UF Health hospitals and emergency rooms in Gainesville effective Tuesday, March 24, to protect our patients, visitors and caregivers and to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. Patient and Visitor Screenings Beginning Tuesday, March 24, we will begin screening all patients and visitors entering…

UF Health Fitness & Wellness Center closed

Governor DeSantis has issued an executive order today closing all gyms and fitness centers in the State of Florida. Effective immediately, the UF Health Fitness & Wellness Center will be closed until further notice. Please continue to visit Coronavirus.UFHealth.org for updates from UF Health. When the state permits gyms…

UF Health Leesburg Hospital announces first confirmed COVID-19 patient

As cases of COVID-19 — the novel 2019 coronavirus — continue to increase throughout Central Florida, many area residents are concerned and have questions about the situation unfolding in Lake and Sumter counties with confirmation of the first case of COVID-19 in Lake County several days ago. “This morning we…

Health Science Center Libraries Now Virtual

Due to the ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, and for the purpose of protecting the health of our users as well as our staff and faculty, the physical Health Science Center Library (Gainesville) and Borland Library (Jacksonville) spaces will close at 6 p.m. today, Thursday, March 19, and will remain closed…