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Hospital shuttles take patients to safety before Hurricane Irma

Hospital shuttles take patients to safety before Hurricane Irma

Published: October 27, 2017


It’s a familiar route with about a dozen stops that snakes through the UF Health Jacksonville downtown campus. Hundreds of employees and patients hitch a ride on the hospital shuttles daily to get to work, their next meeting or an appointment. On Saturday, Sept. 9, the route got a lot longer and the conditions became rougher as the race against Hurricane Irma began.
From storm surge to patient surge - handling Hurricane Irma in the ER

From storm surge to patient surge - handling Hurricane Irma in the ER

Published: October 26, 2017


Emergency rooms were prepared for the increase in patient loads during the storm. Emergency personnel at UF Health Jacksonville and UF Health North are ready at a moment’s notice for any type of disaster. They know to expect the unexpected, and that includes when patient volumes exceed the number of beds. Hurricane Irma was no exception, as both emergency rooms met the storm with a solid plan and increased staff levels during and after the storm. 
Baby born at UF Health North during height of Hurricane Irma

Baby born at UF Health North during height of Hurricane Irma

Published: October 18, 2017


Newborn babies generally arrive on their own schedules, but one UF Health resident and his wife had their plans blown away by the arrival of a record-setting storm.
UF Health receives CDC grant to study care for HIV patients

UF Health receives CDC grant to study care for HIV patients

Published: October 12, 2017


UF Health Jacksonville has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to begin using telemedicine to improve care for patients living with HIV in an urban setting. The grant will allow patients who are currently seen in person within the UF Health system to use computers, tablets and even smartphones for face-to-face consultations with their physicians and caregivers.
Come celebrate your family’s health with us

Come celebrate your family’s health with us

Published: September 28, 2017


The UF Health Family Medicine and Pediatrics – New Berlin practice is hosting a patient appreciation and community health fair event on Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

UF Health North in the Media

UF Health receives $2.2 million grant for HIV telemedicine care

First Coast News - Published: October 12, 2017

New Diabetes Breakthrough

News4Jax (WJXT) - Published: October 05, 2017