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Students: Here’s how to prepare for hurricane season

Whether you are new to campus or returning this fall, it is important to be prepared for the season, as safety at the University of Florida is a shared responsibility. An essential part of being prepared for hurricane season in Florida is having a basic emergency kit with a minimum of three days’ worth of necessities that include water and shelf-stable food, such as canned or pouched food and cereal or snack bars. (It is important to note that food in a refrigerator will spoil in the event of a power loss. Additionally, power may not return fast enough to…

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UF Health parking areas reserved for essential staff during crises

When UF Health responds to a community crisis, such as a severe weather event like Hurricane Dorian, it has to ensure its essential hospital and support personnel can access parking in the garages and lots close to the health buildings. Over the weekend and early next week, UF Health parking will be reserved only for those working. Faculty, staff and students who are not working at UF Health during the severe weather should not use these parking facilities to safeguard their vehicles. This includes UF garages I, II, III, VI, IX, X, as well as the UF Health Shands garages…

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