We will update this page during the course of Hurricane Ian with information relevant to students as well as regarding closures/patient care at UF College of Veterinary Medicine/UF Veterinary Hospitals and our satellite facilities.
Update: October 3, 2022
- All college and hospital operations have returned to normal status.
Update: September 29, 2022
This is an afternoon update on UF Veterinary Hospitals operations:
- UF Veterinary Hospitals (Large and Small Animal Hospitals) – On Friday, 9/29/22, our Gainesville facilities will be open for emergencies throughout the weekend. We will resume normal operations on Monday, 10/3/22.
- UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services – Ocala will reopen on Thursday, 9/29/22 at 7 p.m. and remain open until 8 a.m. PETS will resume normal operating hours on Friday, 9/20/22 at 5 p.m.
- UF Veterinary Hospital at World Equestrian Center – On Thursday, 9/29/22, we will be open for small animal emergencies until 7 p.m. We will continue to provide urgent treatment for horses and other large animals sheltered at the WEC. On Friday, 9/30/22, we will resume normal operating hours, as well as return to normal weekend operations on Saturday and Sunday, 10/1-2/22.
September 27, 2022
- Classes are canceled Wednesday – Friday, 9/28/22 – 9/30/22.
- Clinical students will be excused from clinics starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, 9/28/22 and should return by 7 a.m. Saturday, 10/1/22.
UF Veterinary Hospital Operations:
- UF Veterinary Hospitals (Large and Small Animal Hospitals) – Gainesville will move to emergency operations only starting at 5 p.m. on 9/28/22 through Friday, 9/30/22. We plan to reopen Monday, Oct. 3.
- UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services – Ocala will close Wednesday and Thursday evenings and will reopen Friday, 9/30/22 at 5 p.m. (pending facility status)
- UF Veterinary Hospital at World Equestrian Center will be open for urgent and emergency small animal patients starting at 5 p.m. on 9/28/22 through Friday, 9/30/22. The equine hospital will also provide urgent treatment for horses and other large animals sheltered at the World Equestrian Center during that time.