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

Published: January 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.

View Student Health’s 2015-2016 Annual Report

Published: December 15th, 2016

Take a look at our past fiscal year and you’ll find some of the accomplishments and goals that are lighting the way to an exciting future.

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

Published: December 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.

HEALTH AFFAIRS 12/5/16: Stressed During Finals Weeks?

Published: December 5th, 2016

If you are experiencing depression or anxiety, the sooner you get treatment the better.

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

Published: December 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: November 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: November 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: November 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: November 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: November 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