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Energize your weekend with a Qigong class

Start your weekend both grounded and energized by joining an all-level practice class of Qigong in the beautiful outdoors. The class takes place on Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Tom Petty Park. Learn more

A few updates regarding UF’s COVID-19 response

As we enter the first full week of the spring semester, the number of cases of those who have tested positive for the omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to rise. UF researchers are optimistic that these numbers will peak this week — earlier than originally predicted. Learn more in this article published by UF’s Emerging Pathogens Institute, updated […]

Resources to support your well-being in 2022

The start of a new year is a great time to focus on our well-being and establish new healthy habits — and chances are you’ve already made a few resolutions. So to support you on your wellness journey, we’ve assembled a list of upcoming UF-sponsored programs and events designed to support wellness and self-care. All of […]

Want to discover tools to enhance your wellbeing in the new year?

Are you interested in accessing hundreds of tools and ideas from world-class experts to take your wellness to the next level? If so, you are cordially invited to join UF-UF Health Wellness’ Optimize Wellness Book Summary Club in which participants will have the opportunity to learn about hundreds of wellness tools, strategies and ideas via […]

College of Medicine staff member goes from cardiac arrest patient to CPR advocate

In April 2020, Steve Ryan, a software engineer for the Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center in the UF College of Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, experienced sudden cardiac arrest that stopped his heart for 12 minutes. His 15-year-old daughter, Kaitlin Ryan, called 911 and helped save his life by administering CPR. Ryan and his […]

Explore the AI-PAMI’s Aging with Pain Series

The Aging and Integrative Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (AI-PAMI) at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville provides free access presentations on dozens of integrative pain management topics. You can listen to and watch available content on the AI-PAMI website. Learn more!

Safeguard your holiday travels

As you finalize your holiday plans, it’s important to take appropriate safety precautions if you are planning to travel. UFIT has compiled basic safety guidelines to help you stay safe during this holiday season. Learn more!

COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for children

On Nov. 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, authorized use of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine in children ages 5 to 11 years old. The CDC recommends parents check with their children’s healthcare provider or local pharmacy for a vaccine appointment or available walk-in hours. UF Health pharmacies and many UF Health Physicians […]

UF expert offers insights into diabetes prevention and access equity

In our latest Wellness Talk, we talked with Dr. Ashby Walker about diabetes awareness, prevention and access equity. Dr. Walker serves as the director for health equity initiatives at the UF Diabetes Institute. Watch the recording: https://bit.ly/3kZOPYi. Listen to the podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3nZcn1v. Additional resources you can explore: The UF Diabetes Institute created a series of videos highlighting people living […]

Join GatorCare’s Wellness Countdown

Register for GatorCare’s Wellness Countdown to participate in holistic wellness challenges throughout the month of December. Each day you’ll receive wellness tips and trivia, and complete an activity focused on a different dimension of your wellness. You will also be entered for a chance to win a prize. Learn more!