Frequently Asked Questions
Screen, Test & Protect

General

What is UF’s mask policy?

All patients, visitors, faculty, staff, students, volunteers and vendors are required to wear a mask or cloth face covering when in UF and UF Health facilities, with only a few exceptions for children less than 2 years old or those who are ill. For those who are unable to wear a face covering, face shields will be an acceptable alternative.

Face coverings are to be worn in all classrooms, in patient care areas, and when in public/common areas, including lobbies, conference rooms, elevators, stairwells, bathrooms and lounges. Face coverings are also required on employee and visitor shuttles. Exceptions include when in private offices, private work spaces with adequate physical barriers, and well-ventilated outdoor spaces where appropriate physical distancing can be maintained.

Face masks and coverings have been shown to significantly decrease the risk of spreading viruses and other respiratory diseases by protecting people exposed to the wearer. 

It is important to use face masks correctly and follow the basic guidance below:      

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a face mask or cloth face covering when around others
  • Everyone should wear a face mask/cloth face cover when they have to go out in public — for example, to the grocery store or to pick up other necessities
  • Face masks/cloth face coverings should not be placed on children under age 2 or on anyone who has trouble breathing or is unconscious, incapacitated, or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.
  • Do not use a face mask meant for a health care worker (N95), unless you are in a setting where there is the potential for direct exposure to a person/persons infected with COVID-19.
  • Continue to keep about 6 feet (2 m) between yourself and others when possible. 
  • A face mask/cloth face covering is not a substitute for physical distancing​​

How are we using our COVID testing capabilities to bring faculty, staff and students back to campus?

Our goal is to screen more than 20,000 faculty, staff and students by July 1. When running at full capacity, UF Health Screen, Test & Protect can test more than 1,000 people per day at the various testing sites. It is important to remember there are a number of factors outside of our control that may impact the number of people tested per day or per week. UF will continue to send updated communications regarding the phased return as this plan evolves. 

Who is administering the test?

UF Health is administering the UF Health Screen, Test & Protect program in coordination with the Florida Health Department.

Online Screening

What is the UF Health Screen, Test & Protect program?

As the University of Florida works to restore full campus operations, all faculty, staff and students are required to complete an online screening questionnaire to determine if they have symptoms of COVID-19. They also will be asked if they have had close contact with someone who has symptoms or who has been diagnosed with the infection.

Because some people can be infected with COVID-19 and have no symptoms, nasal swab testing for COVID-19 is strongly encouraged through UF Health Screen, Test & Protect for all faculty, staff and students to determine whether they are currently infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This testing is offered at no cost to you. After the screening questionnaire is completed, information will be provided about how to make an appointment for testing.

All students who remained on campus to live or work during the campus closure are also required to complete the online screening and many will be strongly encouraged to undergo testing. Students working in certain high-risk environments (e.g., clinical settings) or returning from “hotspots” (as defined by our UF Health professionals in conjunction with CDC guidance) may be required to undergo testing.

When does screening start for all employees?

Screening and testing began for some UF administrators and staff on Wednesday, May 6. You will be notified by your work unit or supervisor if you are part of the group ready for online screening and/or when your department will begin screening. For more information on the process, please see the UF Human Resources website.

Can I opt out of the screening process?

No. A doctor’s note will not be accepted as an alternative to completing the online screening questionnaire.

Is there a religious exemption?

As we are in a public health emergency, participation in the screening process is required.

Who will be screened and tested for COVID-19?

As the University of Florida works to restore full campus operations, all faculty and staff are required to complete an online screening questionnaire to determine if they have symptoms of COVID-19. They also will be asked if they have had close contact with someone who has symptoms or who has been diagnosed with the infection.

Students are also required to participate in online screening to return to or continue living on campus.

Because some people can be infected with COVID-19 and have no symptoms, nasal swab testing for COVID-19 is strongly encouraged through UF Health Screen, Test & Protect for all faculty, staff and students to determine whether they are currently infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This testing is offered at no cost to you. After the screening questionnaire is completed, information will be provided about how to make an appointment for testing.

All students who remained on campus to live or work during the campus closure are also required to complete the online screening and are strongly encouraged to undergo testing.

The test looks for the presence of the coronavirus and helps determine who can spread it. By testing as many people as possible, we hope to minimize the risk of infection on the UF campus and in the community. 

What happens if my screening questionnaire says I should be tested?

If your answers to the screening questionnaire suggest your results require additional assessment for COVID-19, a one-time nasal swab test is strongly encouraged before returning to campus. This testing is offered at no cost to you. A representative of UF Occupational Health [RH1] will contact you to schedule a telehealth appointment to evaluate the need for a medical assessment, including potential testing, and to discuss the process you need to follow before returning to your UF work location. You must isolate at home, away from others, until told by a medical professional from UF Health Screen, Test & Protect that you can come out of isolation. Please also notify your personal physician.

People at high risk of infection include those who have been exposed to a person infected with COVID-19, have symptoms consistent with a COVID-19 infection, or a history of travel within the past 14 days to or from an area known to have high levels of transmission.

Getting Tested for COVID-19

Is testing mandatory for everyone to come to UF campus?

No, but testing is strongly encouraged as part of the larger screening, testing and tracing program for faculty, staff and students, including those currently living and working on campus to return or continue to be on campus. If your answers to the screening questionnaire suggest your results require additional assessment for COVID-19, a one-time nasal swab test is strongly encouraged before returning to work. This testing is offered at no cost to you.

Where is testing being offered?

In Gainesville: The UF Cultural Plaza parking garage, located at Southwest 34th Street and Hull Road

What are the estimated wait times at the testing sites?

The appointment should last between 5 and 10 minutes. This timing is based on our experience testing thousands of individuals at various walk-up and drive-thru screenings we have conducted throughout North Central Florida. 

What do I need to bring?

Bring your Gator 1 ID card and, if you have one, your insurance card.

How is the test performed?

The test is performed using a nasal swab, similar to a flu test. The sample is then sent to a lab to determine whether the virus is present.

How long will it take to get my test results?

Results will be available within about two days, with few exceptions. Employees and students will receive information about their results directly from UF Health either via an email or phone call.

I was tested for COVID-19 and my initial test says negative. Am I “safe” from now on?

No. The nasal swab test only detects whether you can infect others at the time the test was taken. If your test is negative, you are not contagious at the time of the test, but you can be infected at a later date, and if infected, can spread the infection to your co-workers or the community.  

Because testing tells us if you can infect others at the time of the testing, UF has established a variety of other measures to reduce the risk of infection on campus. Everyone in campus buildings (and in crowded areas outdoors) must wear a face mask or cloth face covering in public areas, must maintain physical distancing between themselves and others, and must follow hygiene protocols such as frequent handwashing.

Employees who feel ill should let their supervisor know and should not come to work and should receive recommended testing and treatment as needed.

Students who feel ill should contact the Student Health Care Center immediately and should not go to classes or into public spaces.

Would I ever need to be retested?

It is possible UF Health Screen, Test & Protect will encourage testing for faculty, staff and students again at a later date. There are certain circumstances where retesting would be recommended for you:

  • Anyone with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19 should leave campus and arrange for testing through UF Health.
  • Anyone who is told they have come in contact with an infected person and that infection is likely will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days, and testing will be made available and is recommended.

I opted out of testing during the screening process, but I’ve changed my mind. How do I schedule a test?

Please email UFReturntowork@hr.ufl.edu to request to re-enter the screening process. Please allow several days for this to process. Once approved, you will receive an email to re-enter the screening process. There, will you have the option to once again schedule testing.

Do I get a certificate or documentation that I was tested and was negative to share?

Yes. It will be available in MyUFHealth (UFHealth.org/myUFHealth) or through a health records request from UF Health. Your college or work unit will be notified by UF Human Resources when you are cleared for work.

What happens if I test positive?

If faculty, staff or students test positive, they will be contacted by UF Health. If your results are positive and you have been working remotely, you will need to continue working remotely and contact your personal health care provider for further instructions. If you have been working at a UF work location and test positive, you will need to stay home and must contact your personal health care provider. In either case, please do not return to work until you have met the requirements of the quarantine and return to work protocols provided by HR and/or your supervisor.

If you are a student and test positive, you will also receive a follow-up from Student Affairs to help support your specific questions and needs. The Dean of Students Office will then work with you on any accommodations you need.

You will receive a copy of your test result and will be responsible for communicating the result to your personal health care provider and for arranging any clinical follow-up care that might be indicated by the testing result. UF’s return-to-campus initiative and UF Health Screen, Test & Protect are not responsible for the subsequent clinical care of individuals tested by the program, including the clinical care of individuals who may be found to have a positive test for COVID-19.

What will happen if faculty, staff or students refuse to provide a list of contacts if they test positive?

It is important to remember that tracing of contacts is a critical public health activity done under the authority of the Florida Department of Health. If someone tests positive for COVID-19, certain steps will be required, consistent with local and state laws and determined by public health authorities. 

Who has access to test results? How are you protecting that information?

Access to an individual’s test results will be held to the same standard as other protected health information and will be stored in EPIC, the HIPAA-compliant electronic medical record at UF Health. Access to an individual’s test sample and results will be held in a confidential manner by UF Health in a secure database and/or by the state of Florida Department of Health.

If a person tests positive, how will UF inform co-workers of an employee who is diagnosed with COVID-19?

UF Health may communicate test results to the University of Florida for use in the university’s return-to-workplace initiative. Employees will receive test results by email or via phone. No personal health information will be released to HR. HR will also receive a notification from the UF Health Screen, Test & Protect team indicating if an employee is cleared to return to work.

UF Health may also follow up on positive COVID-19 test results using standard public health contact tracing procedures, as part of public health efforts in coordination with the Department of Health to prevent and control the further dissemination of COVID-19 infection. UF Health will disclose testing results to public health oversight agencies, as well as other regulatory entities, as may be duly authorized or required by applicable state or federal law, statutes or regulations. Disclosures of information by UF Health will apply only to the data obtained as part of this testing program and will not include disclosures of any other existing or future personal health information.

The UF Health Screen, Test & Protect team will work to confidentially inform individuals who have been in contact with the person with COVID. The name of the person who tested positive, and who others were in contact with, will not be shared publicly. The person who tests positive will be asked for as many contacts as possible. Given the nature of close contacts, anonymity is not always possible. This process is in keeping with standard public health practices. 

Who will pay for this test? Does my insurance cover it? Do the fees I pay to UF cover this cost? Is it free?

Individuals will NOT be personally responsible for any payment amounts that are not covered by third party payors, including, but not limited to, non-covered or out-of-network services, deductibles, co-insurance and/or co-payments.

What if I do not have insurance? 

See question above.

Will I only get tested once or will I need to get tested again at a later date?

We plan to test faculty, staff and students once. However, for those whose test returns positive, UF Health will follow up using standard public health contact tracing procedures and require further testing, as part of public health efforts to prevent and control the further dissemination of COVID-19 infection

Is this antibody testing?

This is not an antibody test. Antibody testing for SARS-v2-COV is new and thus its contribution to COVID-19 testing is still undergoing evaluation. In the future, antibody testing may be used to identify those who have had a COVID-19 infection in the past. However, currently these tests do not provide information as to whether these antibodies can protect you from reinfection with the virus. The test can also be used to identify donors of plasma (a blood product where antibodies are in high concentration) that will be given to very sick patients with COVID-19. In time, research should help us determine what role, if any, antibody testing might play in our response to COVID-19.

Is this test approved by the CDC?

Yes, the testing is the same as the COVID-19 test you would receive at your doctor’s office or the hospital.

Is this test part of a research study?

No, this is not a research study.

Can I get tested at home before returning to campus?

You can get tested at home, but you will still need to complete the screening administered by UF Health as part of the UF Health Screen, Test & Protect Program. If you are part of a required group or your screening indicates you need to be tested, you will need to be re-tested by UF Health.

Campus Safety Measures

What measures are in place to protect campus faculty and staff upon reopening?

Physical Distancing:

Students, faculty, staff and visitors must maintain a physical distance of 6 feet from others while on the University of Florida properties and in common spaces until further notice. Per the CDC, limiting face-to-face contact with others is the best way to reduce the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Additionally, any gatherings with more than 10 people are prohibited at this time.

Face Coverings:

As part of an ongoing effort to keep the campus safe and in parallel with UF Health, the university is requiring all students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear face masks or cloth face coverings in indoor public spaces on the University of Florida properties. Face coverings are mandatory as of Wednesday, May 13, 2020 for those in all UF buildings and facilities. 

In addition to testing, will UF require temperature checks on all UF faculty, staff, students and the general public before they are allowed in buildings?

No, we are not recommending temperature and symptom screening for UF building entry. Temperature screening and screening for symptoms are of some value in certain settings (i.e., hospitals and clinics, as was done at UF Health) and where testing is limited. However, symptoms due to COVID-19 vary and many who have COVID-19 do not have a fever; people may spread the virus before they start feeling sick, or even in the absence of any illness. Also, in settings with low levels of transmission, only a small percentage of people with fever are actually infected with COVID-19. The University of Florida requires all employees, students and visitors who have symptoms suggesting they are sick (including fever, shortness of breath, cough or diarrhea) to stay at home. 

There are exceptions to this as mentioned above. UF Health outpatient practices and hospitals may require a temperature or symptom screen before allowing entry. The UF College of Dentistry, based on recommendations from the American Dental Association, is taking and recording temperatures for everyone who enters a UF dental facility – dental patients as well as dental faculty, staff, residents, and students. Baby Gator Development Schools is also using temperature screening in keeping with CDC guidelines for child care facilities.

Faculty & Staff

Is the online screening questionnaire required for all UF faculty and staff?

Yes, all faculty and staff are required to take the online screening questionnaire. Testing is strongly recommended for all. 

Does this apply to Jacksonville-based faculty, residents, fellows and staff?

All University of Florida faculty, residents, fellows and staff working on the UF Health Jacksonville and UF Health North campuses as well as outpatient practices and other locations are expected to follow these requirements.

Does this apply to UF Health Jacksonville employees?

Currently, the screening requirements only apply to University of Florida faculty, residents, fellows and staff. Eventually, UF Health Jacksonville employees will be expected to follow these requirements. More information will be provided in the near future.

I am a UF employee, but I do not work on the main UF campus. Does this apply to me?

Yes, all University of Florida faculty and staff, regardless of location, will be required to complete the online screening questionnaire. Plans for faculty and staff outside of Gainesville and Alachua County are currently underway. For now, and until further guidance is provided, you may continue to follow your department’s current protocols until more information is available.

Does this apply to University Athletic Association (UAA) and extension faculty and staff?

Yes, UAA employees and extension faculty and staff will be screened in phases over several weeks. Initially these efforts will be focused on the main UF campus, research enterprise and academic health center. In the coming weeks, we will provide more information about how testing will be conducted statewide.

I am a researcher and have heard about a research resumption plan. Is this different?

The UF Office of Research is implementing a Research Resumption Plan with specific guidelines for resuming research in the field and in laboratories. Please review these guidelines for your research endeavors. Environmental Health & Safety provides additional guidelines for continuing research and opening/working in lab environments.

What if I have been working on the UF campus as an essential staff member the entire time? Do I still have to be screened?

Yes, all faculty and staff are required to take the online screening questionnaire. Testing is strongly recommended for all. 

If I test positive and do not have enough vacation or sick time to cover the 14-day quarantine, can I teach or work from home during those 14 days?

Yes, if you are feeling well enough to work from home and your department has granted you permission to work at an alternate work location, you may work from home. If you are not feeling well enough to work, there are several options for taking leave or you may also apply for additional leave through UF’s leave donation program. Please review the UF HR guidelines for these programs.

Students

Are all students required to get screened prior to returning on campus?

Yes, all students will be required to be screened to determine if they have symptoms of COVID-19. They also will be asked if they have had close contact with someone who has symptoms or who has been diagnosed with the infection. Beginning July 1, in waves students will start to receive an email from the University of Florida to complete a screening questionnaire. Screening includes an online questionnaire, which must be completed within 5 calendar days. From the screening, health professionals will determine if a student needs to be tested. Students will have the ability to elect to be tested as well.

What does “returning to campus” mean?

‘Returning to campus’ or ‘coming back to campus’ includes living in Gainesville, attending classes in person, living on campus and participating in campus activities and events.

What if I don’t complete my screening questionnaire?

Screening is an important part of the university’s efforts to return students to campus as safely as possible and, as Gators, is part of fostering a culture of care and concern for each other. Students will receive a minimum of two follow-up email/text reminders during the five-day window. Students who do not complete the established processes within the initial five-day window will receive a final warning message indicating that failure to comply will result in the cancellation of their Fall 2020 registration. The warning message will indicate that the student has an additional five calendar days to complete the process. Noncompliance will result in an immediate cancellation of Fall 2020 registration.

If I live off campus, do I need to be screened?

Yes, all students need to complete the screening.

If I live off campus and test positive, what do I do?

The university has a plan to support students who need to isolate. If a student lives off campus, they will need to quarantine in their residence (apartment, house, etc.). We will be working with students who live on and off campus to provide support and resources ranging from outreach to academic assistance.

Are student athletes required to get tested before coming back to campus?

Yes, all student athletes are required to be tested.

What if I am on a clinical rotation off the UF campus? Do I still have to get tested?

Yes, all students in clinical settings are required to be tested.

If I test positive and I’m on a clinical rotation or experience, how will I be able to make it up or will I have to wait a whole year until the next experience?

If you test positive, you will need to self-isolate for 14 days. Please work with your supervisor for any academic accommodations needed.

Do I need to be tested before volunteering at UF Health Shands?

Yes.

Do student employees who work on campus need to be tested?

Student employees will need to be screened and follow the process to determine if testing is required. Students can elect to take the test.

If I’m only taking classes online and only visit campus now and then, do I still need the test?

All students will be required to be screened and will need to follow the process to determine if testing is required. Students can elect to take the test.

Do we have to take the test every semester?

At this time, students only need to complete the screening questionnaire once before they return to campus, unless they were exposed to someone who is positive for COVID-19. If a student believes they were exposed to someone with COVID-19, they should contact the Student Health Care Center  calling 352-392-1161 and begin to self-quarantine immediately.

Would I ever need to be retested?

At this time, all students need to go through the UF Health Screen, Test & Protect initiative once. If a student is are exposed to someone who is positive for COVID-19 and experiencing symptoms, they will need to contact the Student Health Care Center to schedule an appointment to be tested. If a student believes they were exposed to someone with COVID-19, they should contact the the Student Health Care Center by calling 352-392-1161 and begin to self-isolate immediately.

If I leave Gainesville and come back, do I have to get re-tested?

At this time, all students need to go through the UF Health Screen, Test & Protect initiative once. If a student is are exposed to someone who is positive for COVID-19 and experiencing symptoms, they will need to contact the Student Health Care Center to schedule an appointment to be tested. If a student believes they were exposed to someone with COVID-19, they should contact the Student Health Care Center  calling 352-392-1161 and begin to self-isolate immediately.

Can you test my pets?

No. We will not be testing pets.

Who do I report my results to? Do I have to report my results to the Registrar’s Office, Dean of Students or my program office?

When you get tested through UF Health Screen, Test & Protect or through UF Student Health Care Center, you do not need to report your results to anyone.

How can I attend classes if I test positive? Will there be online options?

If you test positive, you will be contacted to let you know your test results. The Care Team in the Dean of Student Office will then work with you on any accommodations you need, including self-isolation spaces and support resources.

If I test positive and I get sick, will my student health insurance cover the costs of treatment?

Yes. Health insurance will cover your medical needs.

If I’m moving onto campus or off campus, do I have to wait until I receive my test results to move in?

Yes, you will not be allowed on campus until you have been tested and your result is negative.

What do I do if I test positive and can’t move into my residence hall?

If you test positive, you will be contacted about your test results. The Dean of Students Office and Housing and Residence Life will then work with you on any accommodations you need. 

What if someone in my residence hall or sorority/fraternity house tests positive? Do I need to quarantine myself or get retested?

If someone tests positive and you have had direct connection with them, you will receive a call from UF Health and you will need to self-isolate. You are not permitted to self-isolate in the residence halls. The university has a plan to support students who need to do so. If a student lives on campus or in a sorority or fraternity house, we have held spaces on and off campus to temporarily relocate them for the duration of their quarantine. We will be working with students who live on and off campus to provide support and resources ranging from outreach to academic assistance.

What happens if a student in the residence halls gets sick from COVID-19? 

If a student lives on campus in a residence hall or in a sorority or fraternity house and needs to be withheld from campus, the University of Florida will provide students alternative housing for a proper quarantine length.

If a student lives in Graduate and Family Housing and needs to be withheld from campus, that student may remain in their apartment.

What sort of safety/cleaning measures are being implemented in housing?

UF’s custodial team is continuing to conduct their usual, daily, disinfecting cleaning in areas such as public restrooms, along with doing a deeper disinfecting cleaning in all common/lobby spaces. They are increasing the daily wiping down of high-touch surfaces in all residence halls to include:

  • Doors doorknobs, handrails, elevator push buttons
  • Desks, tables, chairs, arm rests of chairs
  • Counters, offices, phones, keyboards, laptop keypads in common spaces
  • Bathroom fixtures, toilets, sinks
  • Water fountain push buttons

Areas are being cleaned using microfiber cleaning cloths, which are frequently changed and disinfected using Diversey Oxivir TB.

Supervisors are monitoring desk area locations to ensure hand sanitizer bottles are kept replenished at the desk and not allowed to run low.

Staff are focusing on after-hours cleaning as it relates to areas that are visibly soiled and immediately cleaning those locations.

As usual, if students have a cleaning concern, they can submit an iService ticket.

Are there quarantine requirements for international students or out-of-state students when they first arrive in Gainesville?

No. They will need to complete the screening prior to returning to campus.

Will international students be provided with alternative housing if a second wave of COVID-19 disrupts housing and dining operations?

International students will be able to remain on campus.

If I test positive and am required to self-isolate, will I be staying in my residence hall?

You are not permitted to self-quarantine in the residence halls. The university has a plan to support students who need to do so. If a student lives on campus or in a sorority or fraternity house, we have held spaces on and off campus to temporarily relocate them for the duration of their quarantine. We will be working with students who live on and off campus to provide support and resources ranging from outreach to academic assistance.

Currently, we have held 136 spaces on campus and have off-campus spaces available as needed.

What if I need an accommodation and can’t wear a face covering?

If you need any accommodations, please contact the Disability Resource Center at DRC@ufsa.ufl.edu or 352-392-8565.

How do you plan to distribute masks to students? 

Masks will be distributed to students via our University Housing and Residence Life team, Sorority and Fraternity Affairs, Reitz Union staff, Cultural Centers and other high-traffic locations to be identified. Masks will be included in Gator Care Kits, which will be made available to all UF students.

Is there financial support for students impacted by the pandemic?

The University of Florida has been allocated funds from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The CARES Act established and funded the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) to provide emergency financial aid grants. These critical funds will help eligible UF students cover expenses related to unanticipated travel, additional technology requirements or other needs related to an emergency situation. Graduate assistants (this includes medical and veterinary residents), postdoctoral fellows and associates must apply as employees via the Faculty and Staff Aid-a-Gator program. UF Online, International and DACA students are not eligible to receive CARES Act funding, but emergency funding for these students may be available through the UF Aid-a-Gator program.

Will the university give housing/dining refunds if they must go back online due to second wave?

There are no refunds planned for the Fall 2020 semester.

As a parent or guardian of a student, If my student gets coronavirus, can they leave and come home to quarantine?

Yes, they can.

As a parent or guardian of a student, can I help my student move into the residence halls?

Since your family members are temporary visitors, they do not need to get tested to help you move in. They are required to practice CDC-recommended behaviors, including wearing masks or cloth face coverings on campus and in the residence halls or apartment buildings.

Who do I call with questions about screening and testing?

If you have any questions, please call  UF Health Screen, Test & Protect at 352-273-9790 or the Care Team in the Dean of Student Office, or call at 352-392-1261.

I am a student – who do I contact with questions about screening and testing?

If you have any questions, not covered by the FAQ, please use your Gatorlink and submit your question to our team.

UF Health Patients

As a patient who has to visit a doctor’s office, do I have to get screened or tested before coming into the hospital or practice?

UF Health outpatient practices and hospitals are screening all visitors and patients when they arrive, not online prior to arriving. You are not required to be tested for COVID-19 unless you are undergoing a procedure or surgery or will be admitted to the hospital. In that case, your physician will discuss this process with you. For full details on hospital and outpatient screening, please review the Visitor Guidelines.

I need to go to the ER or to my doctor’s office, but I am afraid because I might be exposed to someone with COVID-19. What are you doing to keep me safe?

UF Health hospitals and outpatient practices have implemented several measures to ensure the safety of patients, visitors and staff. Please review all UF Health safety measures.

Media

Who can provide an interview about UF Health Screen, Test & Protect?

Please contact UF Health Communications media relations coordinator Ken Garcia, 352-273-9799, or University of Florida AVP for Communications Steve Orlando, 352-846-3903.