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FL DEPT. OF HEALTH: Zika Virus

Published: Feb 4th, 2016

Zika fever is a mild febrile illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus similar to those that cause dengue and West Nile virus infection. Local transmission has been reported in Puerto Rico, but not elsewhere in the U.S.

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NEW ADMITS: Complete immunization form ASAP

Published: Feb 1st, 2016

Get any immunizations you need and have the form completed by a healthcare provider, then submit it ASAP to avoid registration issues.

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Gearing up for V Day: Safe sex is the best sex

Published: Feb 1st, 2016

Learn how to best protect yourself and your partner from sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unintended pregnancy.

Get your blood pressure checked regularly

Are you the 1 in 5? High blood pressure in young adults a serious concern

Published: Feb 1st, 2016

This “silent killer” can put you at risk for heart attack, stroke, kidney failure and other serious conditions.

ALLIGATOR 1/19/16: Break out the condoms: designing with latex

Published: Jan 19th, 2016

UF students will use colorful condoms to create accessories as part of an event to educate students about sexual health.

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Enter the 2016 Sex in the Swamp condom accessory design challenge!

Published: Jan 12th, 2016

Register your design team by Jan. 31, 2016. Each first place winning team member will receive a Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband!

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NEW ADMITS: Submit proof of health insurance by Jan. 15 to avoid charges

Published: Jan 5th, 2016

Fee payment deadline is the final deadline to opt-out of the UF insurance plan.

CARE CONSORTIUM 12/22/15: Spotlight on CARE Performance Sites – UF Sports Concussion Center

Published: Jan 4th, 2016

UF recently is completed its second fall semester in the National Collegiate Athletic Association/Department of Defense CARE study.

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Apply now for the Gareth Kerr Memorial Scholarship

Published: Jan 1st, 2016

Applicants should demonstrate interest, commitment and passion for the health and well-being of fellow students or the community.

Cervical Cancer Awareness

Cervical Health Awareness Month: What you need to know

Published: Jan 1st, 2016

Learn about the importance of the HPV vaccine and screenings in the prevention of cervical cancer from the National Cervical Cancer Coalition.