How You Can Help

hygiene and physical distancing

Maintain Healthy Habits

Everyday preventive actions help prevent the spread of any respiratory disease, including COVID-19. Learn how to practice best hygiene and physical distancing.

Covid-19 funds

Donate to UF Health

Your gift to the UF Health COVID-19 Response Funds will support the essential patient care and research taking place in our hospitals and laboratories during this global health crisis.

IN Kind Donations

Food Donations

A guide to the community for donating items to help feed our nurses, doctors and team members during the current COVID-19 pandemic.


Blood Donations

As the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues, experts are warning of a dire shortage of blood as donors stay home and blood drives across the country are canceled.



Aid-a-Gator is a unique program that offers financial assistance to University of Florida students experiencing a temporary hardship.

Send a Thank You

If you’d like to share a message of gratitude and encouragement, our GatorCare and Giving offices have put together a few tools to help you do so from a distance.

Mask Alternative

Make Masks

UF Health’s department of anesthesiology has developed 2 prototypes for masks that can be produced in large quantities using materials already found in hospitals and medical facilities.

Open Source Ventilator Project

Build a Ventilator

This open source project has been created to address predicted ventilator shortage worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic and host open source contributions.


Use Your Computer to Help

The Folding at Home project uses the CPU power of thousands of volunteer computers to understand how COVID-19 proteins work and how therapuetics can be designed to stop them.