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After more than two years of support, DOH COVID Operations at UF come to an end

As of last Friday, UF faculty and staff will no longer login to the ONE.UF system to report an illness or register for an on-campus COVID test. Moving forward, if you are experiencing symptoms, you are encouraged to visit the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 Response website for guidance as well as testing and vaccine locations, take […]

Complete the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment survey by June 21

Over the past two weeks, UF faculty, staff and graduate assistants have received emails inviting them to complete the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment. Sponsored and distributed by the American College Health Association in partnership with UFHR Wellness, the survey is designed to provide data that will inform UFHR’s wellness programs and services. The deadline to […]

Upcoming webinar will offer advice on rising above burnout

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, or NCFDD, will host a guest webinar on “Rising Above Burnout” on Tuesday, June 21, at 2 p.m. Kristin Croyle, Ph.D., dean of the State University of New York at Oswego, will share concrete steps faculty members can take to continue to find energy, satisfaction and joy in […]

Survey aims to assess faculty and staff well-being at UF and nationwide

Last week, UF faculty, staff and graduate assistants received an email from the American College Health Association (ACHA) with an invitation to complete the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment (ACHA-NFSHA). This national research study is designed to help establish health standards for universities throughout the nation, including at the University of Florida. Data gathered […]

Celebrate Men’s Health Month

Did you know men die at higher rates than women from 9 of the top 10 causes of death? June is Men’s Health Month, and in recognition, we’ve put together some mental health resources, a self-paced fitness challenge and more. You can also check out GatorCare’s Men’s Health Awareness page, which includes resources to help you and the men […]

Get the latest on lupus research and patient experience

As part of Lupus Awareness Month, we sat down with four UF researchers to discuss ongoing research efforts to address this autoimmune disorder as well as the outcomes and prognosis of patients with lupus. Listen to our Wellness Talks on Spotify or watch the recordings on Mediasite. Lupus Patient Experience — Spotify | Mediasite Lupus Research and Awareness — Spotify | Mediasite

Find the help you need to support better mental health

Our mental health plays a crucial role in our overall well-being. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, we invite you to explore the following resources designed to support your and your family’s mental well-being. Our Resilient Gator program offers strategies to help build your resilience. Register today for a live session on May 26 or June […]

Help design a mobile app for physical activity promotion

Researchers in the UF Department of Health Education and Behavior are designing an app-based program to help increase physical activity in families. Parents with children aged nine to 12 years old interested in providing feedback can complete a survey to participate in the study. Learn more

Tips for tidying up your finances

Spring cleaning is not just limited to tidying up your home. As we near the middle of the year, it’s a good time to review your financial goals and make any necessary adjustments. A few ways you can get started include: Register for a Fidelity finance workshop Check out GatorCare’s Money 101 resources Explore UFHR Wellness’ Financial Literacy […]

Improving health and well-being with local farmer’s market initiative

Thanks to the efforts of UF Health Pediatrics resident Christina Baxter Vernace, D.O., and her partners at UF Health, UF/IFAS and The Family Garden, a farmers market is now available outside the UF Health Pediatrics – Gerold L. Schiebler CMS Center. On the third Wednesday of each month during the growing season, families and employees alike are […]