The University of Florida is reflecting back on the milestones made in the last year through the COVID-19 pandemic. From the initial lockdown in March 2020 to the rollout of vaccines in December, reflecting back on the year of change helps us see just how far we’ve come.
University of Florida Health researchers are joining an ambitious global effort led by The Rockefeller Foundation to better track the coronavirus and its variants and set up a network of collaborators to stop any nascent pandemic in the future.
In her role as the infection preventionist for the UF Health Screen, Test and Protect Program, Cindy Prins, Ph.D., clinical associate professor of epidemiology and assistant dean for educational affairs for the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, offers infection control assessments for UF entities who aim to resume activities throughout campus.
Orchard introduced a free assistance to low-income older adults to help them with the vaccine signup process.
Researchers at the University of Florida have created virtual reality (VR) software to help medical professionals de-stress from the demands of work and the pandemic.