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General Well-Being

Caregiver Support

To assist faculty and staff who fulfill the role of a caregiver, we have compiled resources and recorded a series of webinars that tackle topics such as self-care, must-have legal documents, the Family Medical Leave Act and more.

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Employee Wellness Series

In collaboration with our UF partners, we’ve out together a series of webinars to help you boost your health and overall well-being. Register today for upcoming webinars and be sure to explore our on-demand programs as well.

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GatorCare Wellness Programs

Wellness offerings designed for GatorCare insurance plan participants; many are offered to all UF and UF Health employees.

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GatorPerks: Health & Wellness Discounts

Find discounts for area fitness and wellness providers.

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Tobacco Cessation Classes

The UF Area Health Education Centers Program, in partnership with Tobacco Free Florida, offers free classes to help you quit.

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UF Health Jacksonville Wellness

Employee Wellness in Jacksonville offers a variety of programs that encourage employee well-being.

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UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine Community Programs

Explore community programs available by UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine.

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UFHR Wellness Media Library

The Well at UF podcast features UF faculty and staff experts in health and wellness sharing their latest research, resources and expertise to help improve your health and well-being.

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Vaccines

UF Health offers both flu and COVID-19 vaccines to UF and UF Health employees.

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Well at UF

Explore a variety of programs, toolkits and other resources designed to support the well-being of faculty and staff in Gainesville and beyond.

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Fitness

Faculty and Staff Fitness Classes

From yoga to Zumba, guided meditations and more, explore wellness classes available to UF faculty and staff.

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GatorCare Live-Streamed Classes

Join the GatorCare Wellness Team Tuesday – Thursday at 12 p.m. for 15-minute live-streamed classes focusing on strength, cardio, meditation, or stretching.

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UF Health Fitness & Wellness Center

Located in the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital parking garage on SW 13th St. on the 1st floor; payroll deduction available.

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UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine Dance Videos

Get moving with dancers-in-residence as they guide you through simple dance routines that can be performed seated or standing.

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UF RecSports

Faculty and staff as well as their spouses/partners with a Gator 1 card are eligible to join the recreation and fitness centers by paying the appropriate fees.

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Walking Maps

Whether you have six minutes or an hour, explore the University of Florida campus with these walking maps!

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Mental Health

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

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Alachua County Crisis Center

The Alachua County Crisis Center offers 24 hr/day crisis and suicide intervention phone counseling to all residents of Alachua County.

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Calm

UF faculty and staff can sign up for a free subscription to the Calm, a mindfulness app that helps manage stress, anxiety and insomnia. Available to the first 5,000 employees; includes up to five dependents.

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Caregiver Support

To assist faculty and staff who fulfill the role of a caregiver, we have compiled resources and recorded a series of webinars that tackle topics such as self-care, must-have legal documents, the Family Medical Leave Act and more.

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Clinic for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders

The UF Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Program specializes in treating severe or treatment-resistant OCD, offering comprehensive evaluations, expert consultations, novel biological treatments, cognitive-behavioral therapy and research studies.

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College of Medicine LGBTQ+ Resources

The UF College of Medicine has compiled a list to help find support, education and resources for LGBTQ+ UF community members, families and more.

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Employee Assistance Program

Your UF Employee Assistance Program offers someone to talk to and resources to consult whenever and wherever you need them.

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Mindfulness Resources

Explore a variety of mindfulness resources from guided meditation sessions to relaxation strategies, workshops, wellness presentations and more.

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UF Counseling & Wellness Center Workshops

Learn new skills to strengthen personal resilience, develop healthy self-care habits, and grow your mental health awareness.

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Nutrition

Campus Healthy Dining Guide

The Campus Healthy Dining Guide identifies healthier choices at the various UF and UF Health dining locations.

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Employee Wellness Series

In collaboration with our UF partners, we’ve out together a series of webinars to help you boost your health and overall well-being. Register today for upcoming webinars and be sure to explore our on-demand programs as well.

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Gainesville-area Community Supported Agriculture

Through a new partnership with UF/IFAS, UFHR is offering a limited number of discounts to Gainesville-area Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, programs spring 2024.

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Gainesville-Area Farmers’ Markets

Fresh, locally grown produce, baked goods, plants, crafts and more — explore our list of farmers markets in Gainesville and the surrounding area!

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Gator Community Supported Agriculture

The Gator CSA Program is a collaboration of the Field & Fork Campus Food Program and The Family Garden.

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Growers Agricultural Directory

Maintained by UF/IFAS, find fresh local vegetables, chicken, fruits and more in the Growers Agricultural Directory.

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Noom

Build healthier habits to lose weight and get free virtual coaching through a free subscription to the NOOM app, available to the first 2,000 UF faculty and staff who sign up.

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North Florida U-Pick Farms

Explore u-pick farms in North Florida, sorted by county.

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UF Meat Processing Center

The UF Meat Processing Center is a Federal (USDA- FSIS) Inspected meat processing facility within the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences that sells a variety of beef, lamb and pork products.

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UF RecSports Nutrition Services

UF RecSports offers nutrition services by a registered and licensed dietitian to UF and UF Health students, alumni, faculty and staff.

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UF/IFAS Cooking and Nutrition

UF/IFAS offers a variety of articles, videos and even some recipes from expert dietitians to help you create meals that are both delicious and good for you!

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