UF Health Emergency Center at Kanapaha Opens for Patients

UF Health opens the newest freestanding ER

The UF Health Emergency Center at Kanapaha opened in October on Southwest Archer Road, about 2.5 miles west of Interstate 75. The 10,881-square-foot E.R. features 14 exam spaces and two rooms dedicated to rapid triaging and patient examinations. The full-service E.R. is open 24/7, is staffed by physicians board-certified in emergency medicine and can provide the same level of emergency care as a hospital-based E.R. If patients need further care or admission to the hospital, the transition of care to the UF Health Shands E.R. on the main hospital campus will be seamless.

UF Health Children’s Surgical Center Expands to Meet Community Needs

Ribbon cutting UF Health Children’s Surgical Center

The new UF Health Children’s Surgical Center opened its doors in April 2016 to pediatric patients and their families. Patients will benefit from an expanded facility, which will accommodate the growing need for specialized care for children. The new 17,500-square-foot building is located on Hull Road off Southwest 34th Street. It is connected to the UF Health Florida Surgical Center and has its own family-friendly entrance and waiting area.

Your health is important to you 24 hours a day, not just during office hours. That’s why UF Health has invested in an electronic medical record, MyUFHealth. My.UFHealth.org allows you access to portions of your medical record to encourage you to take an even greater role in your health care.

MyUFHealth is safe and convenient, saves time and gives you the privacy you deserve. You will need a personal email address and an activation code to enroll in MyUFHealth. Ask your health care provider for an activation code and sign-up instructions. Learn more at My.UFHealth.org.

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