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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.
Matthew vs. Irma - weathering the storm at work

Matthew vs. Irma - weathering the storm at work

Published: October 17, 2017


Compared to last year’s storm, Hurricane Irma was a different experience with new challenges. As hospital personnel prepared for Hurricane Irma, many people expected a storm similar to Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The Incident Command Center was staffed early with experienced department representatives who had evaluated the response to Matthew and were ready for this new storm. With the preparations complete and the hurricane plan implemented, the center was up and running Saturday, Sept. 9, two days before the storm.
Caring through the crisis

Caring through the crisis

Published: October 16, 2017


UF Health employees helped staff a special-needs shelter during Hurricane Irma. With the flick of a switch, light floods a room. With the push of a button, cool air provides relief from Florida’s stifling humidity. For most of us, electricity and air conditioning are modern conveniences that have become necessities. For those with medical needs, they can be the difference between life and death.
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.

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UF Health receives $2.2 million grant for HIV telemedicine care

First Coast News - Published: October 12, 2017

Groundbreaking ECMO treatments

News4Jax (WJXT) - Published: October 07, 2017