COVID-19

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UF College of the Arts staff capture work-from-home life


Published: April 20, 2021 8:43 am

How do you rebuild a sense of community and connection among colleagues after a year of social distancing? This is a question the Staff Council at the UF College of the Arts tackled as they began plans for their first staff retreat in more than a year. As the Council began brainstorming retreat ideas, however, […]

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COVID-19 vaccine Q&A: Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility


Published: April 16, 2021 1:50 pm

Next Tuesday, April 20, UF Health will hold a webinar to discuss how the COVID-19 vaccine works and its potential benefits and side effects on expectant and breastfeeding mothers. Dr. Nicole Lovine from UF Health Infectious Disease and Dr. John Smulian from UF Health Women’s Health will participate in the event and answer questions. Register

What is an mRNA Vaccine?


Published: April 13, 2021 4:22 pm

To help you make informed health care decisions, UF Health has created a video that explains how the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines protect you and your loved ones.

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Essential staff receive national recognition in NPR story


Published: April 2, 2021 11:44 am

Since the start of the pandemic, UF’s Housing and Residential Services and Facilities Services staff have demonstrated what it means to be “essential” through their hard work and dedication to keeping the university running smoothly. Yesterday, NPR shined a spotlight on the difficult decisions they faced early on and the professionalism they have demonstrated in […]

Answers to your questions about the COVID-19 vaccinations


Published: April 2, 2021 11:31 am

Now that COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to those ages 16 and older beginning April 5, more questions may be popping up as you make the best decisions for you and your loved ones. To find the answers you are looking for, we encourage you to check out this round-up of Q&As with UF Health […]

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Moving forward at UF: Collision spaces and our need for proximity


Published: March 25, 2021 3:38 pm

Five years ago, the University of Florida unveiled its Strategic Development Plan that would help shape the university’s and our surrounding community’s future over the next 40 to 50 years. One of the plan’s four initiatives, which reflect UF’s goal of maintaining its standing as a preeminent university and a leading institution, is informed by […]

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Looking back at UF’s shared experiences


Published: March 23, 2021 3:46 pm

Last week, in a message of Gratitude and Admiration to our campus community, President Fuchs reflected on the year of learning and life-changing experiences we have gone through together. Many of these major milestones were captured in a timeline published earlier this month by UF Health. We’re pleased to supplement this with our Year in […]

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Moving forward at UF: The new frontier for higher education


Published: March 12, 2021 9:08 am

On Jan. 13, 2020, Dr. D’Andra Mull walked into Tigert Hall for her first day as UF’s new vice president for student affairs, unaware that just 16 days later she would be sitting down for her first meeting to address a pandemic that threatened to throw a massive wrench into any plans she had begun […]

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A look at how COVID-19 affected us


Published: March 5, 2021 11:50 am

Whether we want to admit it or not, we’re fundamentally different than we were one year ago. As President Fuchs shared in a video released yesterday commemorating UF’s COVID-19 response, “This has been a year of masks, zooms, physical distancing and many other challenges. But it has also been a year of remarkable accomplishments, innovation […]

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Join Dr. Michael Lauzardo for an upcoming town hall on COVID-19 vaccines


Published: March 2, 2021 1:51 pm

UF Health Screen, Test & Protect Director Dr. Michael Lauzardo will lead three town halls for faculty and staff over the next two weeks to discuss the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines and address any questions you might have. Register for one of the sessions listed below to join the discussion. Thursday, March […]


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