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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.


Take note of SHCC winter closures

Published: Oct 11th, 2016

All areas of the SHCC will be closed for upcoming University holidays and have reduced hours during winter break. SHCC@Shands will be closed Dec. 8, 2016 through Jan. 4, 2017 for renovations.

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.

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.

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Sexual consent: Back to the basics

Published: Sep 28th, 2016

You can’t have sex without consent, because without consent there is only sexual assault. Learn more at GatorWell Health Promotion Services!

MRSA & staph infections: What you need to know

Published: Sep 21st, 2016

Most staph skin infections are minor and may be easily treated. Contact your healthcare provider should you notice any symptoms.

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.