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Map of affected areas around the UF Health Shands Hospital valet circle

Construction project to temporarily alter roads by UF Health Shands Hospital

Published: Sep 10th, 2020

There will be construction cranes around UF Health Shands Hospital on three different dates during the month of September and traffic will be limited on those specific dates in the designated areas.

UF Health Children's Healing Garden

UF Health Children’s Healing Garden – Progress Photos

Published: Dec 12th, 2019

In August, the UF Health Children’s Healing Garden broke ground in front of UF Health Shands Hospital. The healing garden is a one-of-a-kind facility designed to uplift the spirits of […]

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MBI unveils modernized labs

Published: Oct 15th, 2019

Renovations to the McKnight Brain Institute’s ground floor — including the modernization of 2,600 square feet of lab space — were completed in July.

Healing Garden

Coming soon: UF Health Children’s Healing Garden

Published: Aug 2nd, 2019

The UF Health Children’s Healing Garden will be a one-of-a-kind facility designed to uplift the spirits of our patients and families through distraction, relaxation and physical activity.

Renovated Burn Unit Room

UF Health Shands Hospital renovates intensive care unit for patients with burns and serious wounds

Published: Jul 29th, 2019

UF Health Shands Hospital unveiled a renovated intensive care unit for adult patients who require care for burns, severe skin disorders or serious wounds and for those requiring specialized treatment after reconstructive surgery.


UF Health unveils innovative new facility to treat debilitating neurological conditions

Published: Jun 28th, 2019

The Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health unveiled its new, world-class clinical care and research building on June 18, marking its latest step in the pursuit of providing the nation’s most comprehensive and advanced care for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. The new facility opens to patients July 1.


Archer Road bus stop temporary relocation at front circle – Now through first week of July

Published: Jun 7th, 2019

New location is next to original stop, minimally effecting Purple and Blue Line Shuttles.

3D Model Rendering

UF Health Shands Hospital additional second floor renovations underway

Published: May 22nd, 2019

Modernization will help us to better serve our patients.

Hospitals - Archer Road

Update: Archer Road construction underway

Published: May 14th, 2019

For the next several months, Archer Road will be under construction near UF Health Shands Hospital, UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital as well as visitor and employee parking garages.


Crane present behind UF Health Shands Hospital Now through March 2020

Published: Apr 12th, 2019

An infrastructure upgrade for UF Health Shands Hospital’s IT telecommunications system will require construction at the back of the hospital building (located on 1600 SW Archer Road) for about a year, from now through March 2020.