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CDC on Zika: The basics of the virus and how to protect against it

Published: Jan 1st, 2017

Zika isn’t only transmitted by mosquitoes – Zika can be passed through sex, even if the person does not have symptoms at the time.

ALLIGATOR 12/7/16: Student Health Care Center struggling with increased costs

Published: Dec 7th, 2016

Health care costs have increased over the years while the number of available doctors remains the same, forcing them to stretch their staff thin.

ALLIGATOR 12/5/16: UF organizations hosting events to prep students for finals week

Published: Dec 5th, 2016

Catherine Seemann, a communications coordinator for UF’s Student Health Care Center, said students going to the infirmary this time of year typically suffer from general fatigue, which she attributes to students not managing their time and stress well.

MSSE 11/21/16: Acute Lumbar Paraspinal Myonecrosis in Football Players With Sickle Cell Trait: A Case Series

Published: Nov 23rd, 2016

Knowledge of this syndrome will enable athletic trainers and team physicians to diagnose it early, treat it properly, and lessen its impact.

ALLIGATOR 11/16/16: Student Health Care Center at Shands Hospital to close for renovations

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

“We hope that this will make students feel more welcome and that the care that they’re getting is top quality.” ~Catherine A. Seemann, SHCC Communications Coordinator

GATORTIMES 11/15/16: SHCC@Shands Closed for Renovations Dec. 8 – Jan. 4

Published: Nov 15th, 2016

In an effort to improve the facility and care provided, the Student Health Care Center’s SHCC@Shands location in the Health Science Center will be closed for renovations.

GATORTIMES 11/15/16: Students Should Remain Vigilant about Zika

Published: Nov 15th, 2016

As cooler temperatures return to campus, the mosquito population has become less of a visible concern; however, UF officials are encouraging students, faculty and staff to remain vigilant about potential Zika transmission.

ALLIGATOR 11/2/16: STD rates surge in Alachua County, stay same on campus

Published: Nov 2nd, 2016

“We are partnered with the Alachua County Health Department to provide extremely low-cost… (STD) screenings, available to any student by appointment in our Get Yourself Tested Clinic.” ~Dr. Guy Nicolette, SHCC Director

ALLIGATOR 10/25/16: Free condoms, resources push UF into top 15 in sexual health

Published: Oct 25th, 2016

The health care center works to promote an inclusive atmosphere.

Storm Information: Hurricane Matthew – UF & SHCC CLOSURES

Published: Oct 6th, 2016

PLEASE NOTE: UF and the Student Health Care Center will be closed all day Friday, Oct. 7. The SHCC is open Sunday, Oct. 9, from 12-4pm, and opens at 8am on Monday, Oct. 10.