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…
Dr. Natalie Dean, assistant professor of biostatistics at the University of Florida, talks about the worrying trend of COVID-19 cases in places other than the tri-state area.
Dr. Amy Y. Vittor co-authors an article on the dangers of deforestation. She links deforestation to the current pandemic and argues that deforestation promotes the spread of viruses from animals to humans.
Michael Lauzardo, MD, MSc, and Jerne Shapiro, MPH, answered questions about UF Health Screen, Test & Protect in a virtual town hall on Thursday, June 18. The webinar was the first in a series to address questions about the University of Florida’s plans for reopening and gradually returning our…
Beginning Monday, June 22, UF Transportation and Parking Services will resume normal operations in the designated patient and visitor garages on the UF Health campus – West Visitor Garage 2, UF Health Medical Plaza Garage 3 and East Visitor Garage 10. Parking is complimentary for patients and their visitors with…
Dr. Barry Byrne and other UF Health researchers announce plans to repurpose a gene therapy approach used to treat rare neuromuscular diseases for a potential vaccine against COVID-19.
Dr. Natalie Dean clears some of the confusion about ‘asymptomatic’ COVID-19 and its connection to spreading the virus.
Dr. Sonal Tuli discusses infection pathways for novel coronavirus.
Dr. Natalie Dean discusses some of the current statistics regarding COVID-19 infection rates and the dangers of waiting for herd immunity.
Dr. David Nelson, UF’s senior vice president for health affairs, discusses some of the screening and testing necessary to re-open the University of Florida to students.
As a means to help minimize the spread of COVID-19, we have temporarily changed our visitation policy at UF Health hospitals and emergency rooms in Gainesville.