Physical wellness encompasses proper nutrition, exercise and disease prevention to add up to a healthier you!
Workshops & Presentations
GatorCare has several workshops related to emotional wellness: Beyond the Stress Ball, Happiness Hacks, Digital Detox, Shaping Your Next Normal, and Work-Life Alignment. Sign up your office for a live workshop, or watch one of our recorded wellness presentations on your own time.
Meet with a GatorCare wellness team member to participate in a free screening for BMI, body composition, blood pressure, and more. Learn your risk for certain chronic conditions and what you can do to maximize your wellness.
Resources available through your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Tobacco Free Florida, including group and one-on-one support and free or reduced cost nicotine replacement therapies such as patches, gum, and/or lozenges. GatorCare members have additional free resources.
Participate in one of our guided wellness challenges to create positive habits in a fun way. Improve your emotional wellness through wellness challenges involving gratitude, sleep, meditation, resilience, and more.
Provides health assessments, HIV testing and birth control counseling as well as information on local resources and UF research opportunities.
Provided free to employees in the fall of each year. Visit the Student Health Care Center for more information on receiving a flu shot.
UF Health employees
Gym Discounts in Gainesville
Did you know that UF Health Employees can get up to 20% off gym memberships in the Gainesville area? Enjoy the benefits of being a UF Health Employee and get your sweat on!
Campus Walking Maps
Getting outside and taking a walk can positively impact your health while making you more productive at work. Take a quick 6-minute break or a full on 30-minute walk with our UF and UF Health campus walking maps.
UF Rec Sports
Membership provides recreation and fitness facilities, campus pools, group fitness classes, fitness assessment center, indoor intramurals and Lake Wauberg. Premium services include massage therapy, personal training and small group training.
Did you know that it only takes 15 minutes of movement each day to improve your health? Check out our free, 15-minute lunch break classes, available to any UF or UF Health Employee. All fitness levels are welcome and no equipment is needed.
Enjoy 5-45 minute strength, yoga, stretching, and meditation classes available on demand, no equipment needed.
UF Health Shands Fitness and Wellness Center
Medical fitness and personal training available. 30-minute small group training class available. Open to all.
Arts in Medicine Online Classes
Arts in Medicine is now offering free, online, weekly wellness classes including dance, yoga, qigong, and more! Classes are appropriate for individuals of any skill level.
GatorCare Members only
GatorCare members- Speak to a Registered Dietitian at no cost via Zoom or in-person (Jacksonville) to help with nutrition and related health topics like healthy eating, meal planning, weight management, food allergies, and nutrition for chronic health conditions: Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure and more.
Ask the Dietitian
Have a question about food or nutrition? Trying to eat healthier? Ask the Dietitian! Submit your question to be answered by one of our licensed and registered dietitians. Not sure what to ask or want to see if your question has already been answered?
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
The Gator CSA program provides an opportunity to join a sustainable local farm and receive fresh, organic produce delivered to campus all season long
Nutrition is a critical component of physical wellness. Engage with our resources to learn and implement information regarding your nutrition choices.