UF mobilizes campus, Exactech expertise to make vital COVID-19 nasal swabs

By Doug Bennett • May 21, 2020 • Lead Story

For more information, contact Ken Garcia at kdgarcia@ufl.edu or 352-273-9799. When University of Florida Health needed a massive supply of nasal swabs for expanded COVID-19 testing, the solution was right on campus and just...

He survived a heart transplant, a kidney transplant and, along with his family, COVID-19

By Michelle Jaffee • May 14, 2020 • Lead Story

Enell “Trent” Porter had long battled hereditary congestive heart failure and diabetes, at times falling critically ill. But the 50-year-old had a new shot at life, as long as his body accepted his new heart, transplanted at UF...

University of Florida’s Century Tower bathed in blue to honor health care workers

By Ken Garcia • May 8, 2020 • Video, Lead Story

For more information, contact Ken Garcia at kdgarcia@ufl.edu or 352-273-9799. The University of Florida’s iconic Century Tower is now awash in blue light as a tribute to the thousands of dedicated UF Health hospital workers and...

UF Health to resume elective surgeries, procedures on Monday

By Bill Levesque • May 1, 2020 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

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...

UF Health to provide coronavirus test-and-trace program to help reopen university

By Bill Levesque • May 1, 2020 • Video, Lead Story

University of Florida Health is rolling out plans for a rigorous “test-and-trace” program to support the phased reopening of UF, an expansive data-driven effort that will allow students, faculty and staff to return to campus as...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Kacey Finch • May 21, 2020
Some cancer treatments can harm a patient’s fertility. The University of Florida Health’s Helping Oncofertility Patients become Educated, or HOPE,...READ MORE

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Health In A Heartbeat

Most adults don’t need booster for tetanus and diphtheria, study says

May 27, 2020

To boost or not to boost. That is the question for health officials studying whether adults need a booster shot for tetanus and diphtheria after they’ve received their childhood vaccinations for the infections. In the United States, the recommendation by health officials is that adults get a...

Animal Airwaves

Blood Donation in Dogs and Cats: Why Transfusion Medicine Saves Lives

May 22, 2020

Original Airdate: Sept. 27, 2019 The gift of blood in a medical emergency saves animal as well as human lives. Learn more about the blood types of dogs and cats, what types of blood disorders are commonly seen in veterinary medicine and how professionals deal with these situations from Dr. Andrew...