Wellness

UF faculty and staff rise to the challenge of working through COVID-19


Published: March 17, 2020 9:52 am

Faculty and staff have worked at record speed in recent weeks to adapt to changes brought on by the rapid spread of the coronavirus in the United States and throughout the world. This week, university leaders were asked to begin allowing employees to work from home and are encouraged to be innovative and adaptable to accommodate this wherever possible.

New resiliency program designed to help you tackle life’s challenges


Published: March 4, 2020 8:05 am

A new UFHR Wellness program, Resilient Gators, teaches about resilience and how resilience-building can help you tackle life’s most challenging adversities.

Ronald Berry named Student Health Care Center director


Published: February 18, 2020 3:59 pm

Ronald Berry, M.D., has been named the director of the University of Florida Student Health Care Center, or SHCC. Dr. Berry, who has served as interim director of the SHCC since February 2019, will lead the AAAHC-accredited center and advance the future health and wellness needs of an increasingly diverse and expanding student community. Read […]

China travel ban announced as UF takes measures to ensure campus safety


Published: February 5, 2020 8:25 am

Last week, UF announced it will not approve university travel to China for employees and will not reimburse for any university travel to China that commences after Jan. 31. In addition, the UF International Center will no longer approve travel to China for students until further notice. With the World Health Organization having declared a […]

Learn more about youth camps, perks and more at Perk Up Your Summer


Published: February 5, 2020 8:15 am

Join us at the Champions Club on Tuesday, Feb. 25, to meet representatives from area youth summer camps and to learn more about UF’s year-round GatorPerks program, which offers discounts on travel, entertainment, restaurants, health and wellness services, and much more. This free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the […]

Find new ways to support your wellbeing — on campus and online


Published: January 6, 2020 8:55 am

As the New Year begins, many of us choose to commit to new resolutions to be healthier. Starting this week, we’re pleased to help you find more ways to be Well at UF, including these offerings in the coming semester. Healthy Lifestyle Program Join UFHR Health Promotion Specialist Yusof Al-Wadei for this evidence-based, six-week series […]

Free UF 360 Degrees Mindfulness course resumes with resources available online


Published: January 6, 2020 8:30 am

The UF Mindfulness team offers weekly free opportunities to reduce stress and connect with a community of mindfulness practitioners. Weekly workshops will resume beginning this Thursday, Jan. 9, in 408 Peabody Hall, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. All students, staff and faculty members also now have online access to the 360 Degrees Mindfulness Course Resources. To learn more about […]

Maintain, Don’t Gain, this Holiday Season


Published: November 12, 2019 4:07 pm

Instead of focusing on losing weight, join a free seven-week program designed to help you maintain your weight throughout the holiday season.

Are you interested in losing weight and keeping it off long-term?


Published: October 29, 2019 12:00 pm

The UF Health Promotion Lab is seeking volunteers to take part in Project STAR, a research study aimed at helping people learn skills to lose weight and keep it off long-term.

graphic of flu vaccine syringe

Get your flu shot this season—not the flu


Published: October 15, 2019 9:10 am

Flu shots are available from the main campus (Infirmary Building) and Health Science Center (Dental Tower, Room D2-49) as well as at Student Health Care Center outreach events across campus. Please note that flu shots available at the Health Science Center are by appointment only.


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