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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 badge or GatorOne card will also be required to go through the screening process.

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…

Community Message

As we continue to see an increasing number of cases of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in Florida, UF Health is prepared to provide you with the latest updates regarding recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, to help minimize the potential for…

UF Dentistry: Only emergency care provided

Given the evolution of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. and globally, the UF College of Dentistry dental centers in Gainesville, Hialeah, St. Petersburg, Naples and Wildlight will only provide urgent and emergency care for patients from March 16-30 in order to help protect the health of our communities.