Please yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk at the parking garage entrance/exit.

Aug. 14-TBD: Parking garage entrance on Southwest 13th Street closed for utility work and paving

Traffic will be rerouted to Southwest 14th Avenue entrance (see map inside)


Oct. 9-Nov.20: SW 16th Street public vehicle access closes (open only to EMS vehicles) traffic will reroute to Archer Road entrance

Underground utility installation will temporarily block Southwest 16th Street entry (see map inside)

UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine Hospitals – Sneak Peek Video

Our team got to take a peek on what’s to come later this year at UF Health. Coming December 2017, the UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals. Look […]

UF Health celebrates groundbreaking for multispecialty medical facility at Springhill

University of Florida Health officials broke ground on Monday, May 8, for a new building behind the current facility off Northwest 39th Avenue. The building will house multiple UF Health Physicians […]

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Service Access Updates

Dec. 12-April 28: Access changes to UF Health Shands E.R. and UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital

Dec 2nd, 2016

Circle of Hope at Archer Road has reopened and vehicle access via Southwest 13th Street is closed.

Emergency Center at Kanapaha open to patients

Oct 4th, 2016

The new 911-receiving, freestanding E.R. on Southwest Archer Road will provide critical care services for residents in southwest Gainesville.



McKnight Brain Institute opens new state-of-the-art labs

Oct 20th, 2017

Learn how UF Health researchers will benefit from renovated high-tech lab spaces at the McKnight Brain Institute.

UF Health North Labor and Delivery unit now open and welcoming new life

Sep 27th, 2017

Charles Riley Tyre was born Thursday, Aug.17, at 12:53 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces. One of the first babies born at UF Health North, he came into the world […]

Demolition underway at former nursing home

Demolition underway at former nursing home

Jul 19th, 2017

Beginning May 19, the vacated Gainesville Health Care Center nursing home between the UF Health Shands E.R. and the 1329 Building parking garage will be torn down to become a […]

Newell Drive closure – June 19-30

Jun 16th, 2017

*UPDATE* –  Additional issues were discovered with the steam line and closures will continue through the end of the week.  UF anticipates Newell Drive being reopened to normal traffic flow […]

Behind-the-scenes of our UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals

Feb 13th, 2017

See photos of the construction for the UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals.

McKnight Brain Institute installs new equipment

Jan 10th, 2017

The arrival of a massive, state-of-the-art scanner called for some adjustments to the entrance to the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida.

Neonatal ICU phase one nearing completion

Oct 9th, 2016

In the renovated NICU, our tiniest, most vulnerable patients will receive care in four areas known as “neighborhoods.”

Welcome to Blueprints for progress

UF Health is in the midst of extraordinary growth and development as we continue to move forward together. In an effort to keep our patients, visitors, faculty, staff and community informed of the exciting changes, I’d like to introduce you to Blueprints for progress.

As construction, relocation and renovation projects continue at our Gainesville and Jacksonville campuses, Blueprints for progress serves as a tool to communicate key project updates.

Featuring photo galleries, videos and project announcements, is a dynamic website that houses current and future clinical, administrative and academic construction updates.


David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Health Affairs
President, UF Health

Recent Galleries

Behind-the-scenes of our UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals

See photos of the construction for the UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals.

Recent Videos

New hospitals take shape: aerial footage

UF Health’s new heart and neuro neuromedicine hospitals are taking shape on Archer Road just east of the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital.