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.

Personal Protective Equipment

PPE Donations

UF Health Supply Chain Services is working diligently to procure necessary Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, for our health care workers who are on the front lines.

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.