Emergencies and Urgent Care

Emergencies: CALL 911

Urgent Care

NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS

Urgent Illness/Injury Care: (352) 392-1161

CALL FIRST if possible so the SHCC can prepare for your arrival and get you taken care of as quickly as possible.

After-hours

Urgent Medical concerns: (352) 392-1161

Phone consultation services are available from the SHCC for students experiencing an urgent, non-emergency medical concern after-hours. The on-call medical provider can help you determine if you should seek medical treatment from a community facility right away, or if you can wait till regular business hours to be seen at the SHCC.

AFTER-HOURS

Urgent Mental Health concerns: (352) 392-1575

Phone consultation services are available from the Counseling and Wellness Center after-hours.

Crisis Resources

Alachua County Rape Crisis Hotline: 866.252.5439

Report Rape Gainesville is an anonymous hub for reporting sexual assault and seeking help.

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U Matter, We Care

The U Matter, We Care program helps both students and employees in distress. If you or someone you know needs help, call (352) 294-CARE [2273] or email umatter@ufl.edu.

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UF Medical Amnesty Program

The UF Medical Amnesty Policy (MAP)helps students feel confident they can make the right decision if there is an alcohol or other drug-related emergency without fear of getting in trouble academically. If you or someone you know needs medical attention, don’t hesitate to call 911.

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UF Protest Safety Team

The Protest Safety Team consists of more than 100 volunteer staff members whose role is to immediately respond to protests and marches, communicate with protest leaders, ensure safety of protestors and spectators, facilitate demands to present petitions or speak to administrators, communicate to impacted offices, and manage the protest until its conclusion.

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Needlestick Hotline: (866) 477-6824

After-hours assistance hotline: (866) 477-6824

Instructions if you have encountered an exposure:

  • If you are a University of Florida employee located in Gainesville:
    For needlestick exposure, call (866) 477-6824 and follow the after-hours online assistance instructions.
  • If you are a University of Florida employee located outside of Gainesville:
    follow the resident institutions protocols. If in doubt, go directly to the nearest emergency room.
  • If you are NOT a University of Florida employee:
    go directly to the nearest emergency room.
  • If you are at the VA:
    go to the emergency room.

Urgent Care Centers

The following local urgent care centers are considered in-network for those on the UF insurance plan, currently administered by UnitedHealthcare StudentResources(Last updated: 02/18/2014). To find out which local urgent care centers are considered in-network for private health insurance policies, please contact your insurance company directly.

24/7 Urgent Care

Other Urgent Care

  • CareSpot
    720 SW 2nd Avenue, Suite 160A, Gainesville, FL 32601
    HOURS: M-F 8am-8pm, Sat & Sun 8am-5pm
    PHONE: (352) 240-8000
    OR
    3925 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
    HOURS: M-F 8am-8pm, Sat & Sun 8am-5pm
    PHONE: (352) 371-1777
  • Emergency Medical Center
    6121 NW 1st Place, Gainesville, FL 32607-2093
    HOURS: M-Sat 8am-6pm
    PHONE: (352) 331-4357
  • Emergency Physicians Medical Center
    2445 SW 76th Street, Suite 110, Gainesville, FL 32608
    HOURS: M-F 8am-8pm, Sat & Sun 12-4pm
    PHONE: (352) 872-5111
    OR
    9181 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32606
    HOURS: M-F 8am-8pm, Sat & Sun 12-4pm
    PHONE: (352) 727-7755
  • Minute Clinic (inside CVS/pharmacy)
    4354 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32606-6541
    HOURS: M-F 8:30am-7:30pm, Sat 9am-5:30pm, Sun 10am-5:30pm
    PHONE: (866) 389-2727
    OR
    3404 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608
    HOURS: M-F 8:30am-7:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-5:30pm
    PHONE: (866) 389-2727