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ALLIGATOR 10/4/16: Read the Health Affairs newletter: a message from SG health secretary

Published: Oct 5th, 2016

SG has worked and will continue to work closely with GatorWell, the Counseling and Wellness Center, the Disability Resource Center, U Matter, We Care and the Student Health Care Center and strive to make these great health-related programs on our campus the best for The Gator Nation.

ALLIGATOR 9/30/16: SG now offering free ponchos on campus for students

Published: Sep 30th, 2016

Ponchos are also available at the front desk of the SHCC’s main campus location: the Infirmary Building at 280 Fletcher Drive.

ALLIGATOR 9/20/16: Two UF students diagnosed with MRSA

Published: Sep 20th, 2016

The center offers free hand sanitizer, which may help in keeping you germ free, and [Catherine Seemann, SHCC Communications Coordinator] recommends speaking with a health care provider if symptoms are spotted.

ALLIGATOR 9/7/16: UF health center to start offering flu vaccine shots

Published: Sep 7th, 2016

To see the full list of dates, times and locations to get vaccinated, visit shcc.ufl.edu/flu.

WCJB-TV 8/19/16: Gainesville football team benefits from new technology

Published: Aug 31st, 2016

“Young kids and adolescents tend to have worse injuries and usually longer recoveries, so we’re real cautious, and then with the concern over cumulative brain impact over a career or lifetime, you may sustain a lot of those as a youth.” ~Dr. Jay Clugston, SHCC MD & UF Team Physician

ALLIGATOR 8/26/16: UF students affected by EpiPen price hike

Published: Aug 26th, 2016

PLEASE NOTE: The SHCC takes pride in helping patients who face a financial burden regarding medication. Those with insurance can obtain the brand-name EpiPen Auto Injector for as little as $0 — visit www.epipen.com/copay-offer for more info. Patients without insurance may choose to purchase epinephrine in a vial, which costs around $25.

FL DEPT. OF HEALTH: Zika Virus

Published: Jul 8th, 2016

In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the Zika virus, the department will continue to issue a Zika virus update each week day at 2 p.m. Updates will include a CDC-confirmed Zika case count by county and information to better keep Floridians prepared.

UF FACULTY UPDATE 6/29/16: Eight Faculty Members Receive the SEC Faculty Travel Grants for 2016-17

Published: Jun 29th, 2016

SHCC Drs. Jay Clugston and Katie Edenfield will travel to another SEC campus to exchange ideas, develop grant proposals and conduct research.

The POST 6/28/16: Give it a rest: Delayed concussion reporting may sideline college athletes for several more days

Published: Jun 28th, 2016

A football player in the heat of the game may want to jump right back into the fray after a possible concussion, but the player’s recovery may be better if the coaches sideline their eager athlete.

GAINESVILLE SUN 5/22/16: UF study: Playing with concussion backfires

Published: May 23rd, 2016

A new University of Florida study says trying to play through concussion symptoms backfires for college athletes.