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As our facilities expand, so does our media presence. Read, watch and listen to what others are saying about UF Health’s new construction projects.

April 22, 2016 — Procedures were previously performed in a much smaller leased space, but this newly constructed center is much bigger and more state of the art. 
 WCJB-TV20
Dec. 1, 2015 — In the last few weeks, construction crews have begun site work on UF Health Shands’ second freestanding emergency room in the west Gainesville area.
  The Gainesville Sun
Nov. 1, 2015 — UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital NICU expansion
 The Village Journal
Nov. 16, 2015 — UF Health Jacksonville broke ground Monday on a new 92-bed hospital at the medical provider’s north campus, on Max Leggett Parkway.
 WJCT
July 28, 2015 — The University of Florida College of Medicine class of 2019 starts school today in a new, high-tech $46 million facility.
 The Gainesville Sun
July 21, 2015 — Slated for completion in spring 2017, the project will be the latest in a series of changes to improve facilities, equipment and rooms as the patient load at the children’s hospital continues to grow and UF Health Shands officials work to improve the hospital’s national ranking.
The Gainesville Sun
Feb. 12, 2015 — Driving along Max Legget Parkway, you’ll see a new medical facility that people on the Northside say is desperately needed.
 First Coast News
Feb. 12, 2015 — People on the Northside now have a place to go for medical care. The UF Health North complex opened Monday and will provide over 20 specialty services including a 24/7 emergency room.
 Action News Jacksonville
Jan. 12, 2015 — UF Health North has all the bells and whistles you might expect of the newest medical facility in the Jacksonville area.
Jacksonville Business Journal
Caring for hearts and minds: UF Health breaks ground for new hospitals.

The Gainesville Sun

The Independent Florida Alligator

The North Central Florida Business Report

UF Health Shands Hospital’s planned expansion moved a significant step closer to reality.

The Gainesville Sun

The Independent Florida Alligator

The North Central Florida Business Report

Sept. 4, 2014 — UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital revealed a new entrance along with the Sebastian Ferrero Atrium on Wednesday as part of its ongoing renovation projects.
The Independent Florida Alligator
Sept. 3, 2014 — Tall flags and colorful ribbons fluttered in the breeze against the backdrop of newly installed aqua glass panels, and hundreds of people pressed toward the doors of the building.
North Central Florida Business Report
Sept. 3, 2014 — After a seven year journey… a family, a hospital, and a community’s dreams have become reality.
WCJB TV20 News
Sept. 3, 2014 — In a room named for their late son, Horst and Luisa Ferrero stood before a crowd of UF Health Shands Hospital staff, community leaders and media and recalled a day seven years ago.
The Gainesville Sun
July 29, 2014 — After decades of sharing areas with the rest of the hospital, this nearly finished, $11 million construction and renovation project will give the children’s hospital its own stand-alone entrance, lobby, reception desk and elevators.
 The Gainesville Sun
June 1, 2014 — The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has added a new equine sports performance complex to examine horses with subtle injuries.
The Gainesville Sun, Ocala Star-Banner
May 14, 2014 — The University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine will dedicate a new equine sports performance complex during a grand opening ceremony on June 6 at 4:30 p.m.
thehorse.com
April 8, 2014 — The schematic design phase is finished and the design development phase is underway.
 The Gainesville Sun, Ocala Star-Banner
April 8, 2014 — Skanska has signed a contract to build an expansion of the UF Shands Cardiovascular/Neuroscience Hospital in Gainesville, Fla.
 mcdmag.com
April 7, 2014 — With the help of Flad Architects, UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital made the International Top 30 Green Hospitals Revealed by Healthcare-Administration-Degree.net
pharmafocusasia.com