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Annual Report 13-14 COVER

SHCC releases the 13-14 Annual Report

Published: Oct 21st, 2014

As we look back on this fiscal year, we will review our successes and highlight opportunities for the future.

ALLIGATOR 10/17/14: Alachua County Health Department gears up for the flu

Published: Oct 17th, 2014

Shots are available at the health department’s main clinic, 224 SE 24th St., and the City of Alachua satellite clinic, located in the Hitchcock’s shopping plaza on U.S. Highway 441.

ALLIGATOR OPINIONS 10/10/14: Your cheat sheet for STI testing

Published: Oct 10th, 2014

“Getting tested for STIs sounds a lot more daunting than it seems. But if you’re sexually active in any way possible — yes, even if you don’t have penetrative sex — it’s responsible to get tested on a regular basis.” ~Robyn Smith, The Independent Florida Alligator

WUFT NEWS 10/7/14: UF Grad Student Hospitalized with Meningitis

Published: Oct 7th, 2014

“This case appears not to have generated any further spread of illness, and it is doubtful given the timing that any new exposures would occur.” ~Guy Nicolette, MD, Interim Director, SHCC

ALLIGATOR 10/6/14: Student diagnosed with meningitis

Published: Oct 6th, 2014

The Florida Department of Health and the SHCC are closely monitoring the situation. Precautions are also being taken to prevent the spread of the disease.

Monitoring a meningococcal case at UF

Published: Oct 3rd, 2014

The Florida Department of Health and the UF Student Health Care Center are closely monitoring the situation and are taking all precautions to prevent the spread of the disease.

ALLIGATOR 10/3/14: UF Student Health Care Center to start distributing free flu shots this morning

Published: Oct 3rd, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that everyone six months and older get the flu vaccine annually.

Ebola update via CDC

Published: Oct 1st, 2014

Although the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the United States is very low, CDC and partners are taking precautions to prevent this from happening.

Anabolic Steroids

What are the dangers of steroids?

Published: Oct 1st, 2014

Steroid abuse can cause harmful, fatal and undesirable body changes.

Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon

Breast Cancer 101 via The American Cancer Society

Published: Oct 1st, 2014

Learn about risk factors, prevention strategies, early detection and more via The American Cancer Society’s website,