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COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Links to information about COVID-19 from trustworthy sources.

Immediate Resources for UF Students

This page contains information on campus and community resources for food, emergency funding, health care, identity-based and culturally responsive services, and mental health services. 

FAQ & Updates

UF Health FAQ for Students

UF COVID-19 Updates

Virtual Student Union

Virtual Student Union: The Virtual Student Union is a digital hub designed for students that will be updated on a regular basis, collecting all of your need-to-know resources, programs, services, and student events in one place.

Study Spaces on Campus

UF Libraries 

Newell Hall

Food Resources

Field and Fork Pantry: A free on campus resource of non-perishable foods and toiletries for students with food insecurity. There is no proof of need required in order to shop at the Pantry; you only need to bring your UFID card.

Gator Dining Hours

Guide to Gainesville Food Pantries: Current list of Gainesville food pantries providing descriptions, pictures, hours, location, etc.

Funding Resources

Aid-a-Gator: UF emergency funding program 

Health Care

Screen, Test and Protect (UF program for safety in the time of COVID)

Information on student isolation and quarantine

UF Student Health Care Center

It is imperative that any individuals who believe they may have been exposed to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) to contact the Alachua County Health Department at (352) 225-4181 during regular business hours or at (352) 334-7900 after hours, prior to traveling to any physician’s office, emergency department, hospital, or urgent care center, to ensure proper protective measures are taken to prevent further risk of spread to others.

UF Equal Access Clinic Network: A network of student-run free healthcare clinics. 

Identity-Based and Culturally Responsive Resources

UF Disability Resource Center

UF Multicultural and Diversity Affairs

Gainesville LGBTQ+ Resource Guide

Information for International Students 

UF International Center communications regarding COVID-19

Mental Health Services

UF Counseling & Wellness Center

COVID updates and resources

Gainesville Community Mental Health Services and Medical Services Referral List

Alachua County Crisis Center

Resources:

Mental Health and Coping during Covid-19 (CDC)

Coping with Stress During the Coronavirus Outbreak (WHO)

Looking after your Mental Health during the Coronavirus Outbreak (Mental Health Foundation)

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