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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 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.

Senior Recreation Center temporarily closed

Effective Monday, March 16, the Senior Recreation Center will close until further notice. If you are a participant of the Congregate Meal Site Program, or Meals on Wheels, you will be contacted separately with more information.

Temporary Hospital and E.R. Visitor Policy

Our visitor policy has been updated. Our visitation policies have been updated. Please visit our new visitation policy page for the latest information for our locations in Gainesville, Jacksonville, and Central Florida.

COVID-19 Update

UF Health Shands Hospital has its first confirmed case of a patient with novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, who was transferred from another hospital.

Student Health Care Center Covid-19 Update

It is imperative that any individuals who believe they may have been exposed to COVID-19 to contact the Alachua County Health Department at (352) 225-4181 during regular business hours or at (352) 334-7900 after hours, prior to traveling to any physician’s office, emergency department, hospital, or urgent care center, to…