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UF Health Archer Family Health Care


16939 SW 134th Ave
Archer, Florida 32618
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Phone Numbers

Appointment (352) 265-2550

Hours of Operation

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Archer Family Health Care team

UF Health Archer Family Health Care, located in the rural community of Archer, is UF Health’s first nurse-led primary care clinic and offers comprehensive health services, including physical exams, immunizations, management of acute and chronic conditions, behavioral health counseling and treatment and more.

UF Health Archer Family Health Care offers high-quality primary care and behavioral health services for children, adults and families in Archer and the surrounding rural areas. Managed by the University of Florida College of Nursing, this clinic provides quality family medicine for all ages.

Our team includes family and psychiatric nurse practitioners, a practice manager and excellent support staff working together to serve as your community resource for quality primary care and family medicine services.

Archer Family Health Care offers patients complete primary care and family medicine services, including:

  • Behavioral health evaluation and treatment including counseling and medication management
  • Annual physical exams
  • Diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses and acute conditions
  • Management of chronic diseases
  • Family planning services
  • Preventive care
  • Health education and disease prevention education
  • Screening for early detection of cancers including colon, prostate, cervical and breast cancers
  • Screening for chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and respiratory illnesses
  • Immunizations
  • Medication consultation
  • Ordering and interpretation of diagnostic tests
  • Sports physicals
  • Links to other community resources

Payment and Insurance

Many coverage and payment options are available. We are an approved provider with Blue Cross and Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Avmed, Aetna, GatorCare, Medicare and Medicaid.

For patients without insurance, fees are charged on a sliding scale based on total family household income. For more information or questions, contact Archer Family Health Care and ask for assistance at (352) 265-2550.

Providing Care for the Community

The College of Nursing’s nurse-led practice provides primary and mental health services to rural residences, who may not otherwise have access to care or the ability to pay.

Archer Family 20th Anniversary

Meeting Demand for Nurses and Health Care in Rural Areas

Listen to episode five of From Florida, a podcast focused on groundbreaking innovations at UF, to hear how the clinic and the UF College of Nursing are addressing the demand for health care in rural areas.

Patients at Archer Family Health Care


Support Staff

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
    Chikako Alvarado
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Dawn Alexander, CPB, RH-CBS, CRHCP
    Dawn Alexander
  • Shana Perry
  • Shari Rice
  • Leanne Sanders

Related conditions & treatments

For your convenience and peace of mind

  • Accessibility

    Aids and services are available to help people with disabilities communicate effectively.

  • ATM and Banking

    Many of UF Health's properties have various branch ATMs and/or branch offices.

  • Interpreters / Hearing Impaired

    UF Health provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English.

  • Notary Public

    Notary services are available to patients and visitors Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Smoke-Free

    Smoking, chewing tobacco, or using electronic cigarettes is prohibited on UF Health properties.

  • Gender-Neutral Restroom

    Gender-neutral, public restrooms are located throughout UF Health's properties.

  • Virtual Care

    In some cases, UF Health offers telehealth care via a desktop computer, smartphone, or tablet.

  • Virtual Visitation

    In some cases, UF Health offers telehealth visits via a desktop computer, smartphone, or tablet.