COVID-19: UF Dentistry Update



(Updated Wednesday, September 30)

Mask Use at UF Dental Facilities

  • Masks are no longer required for patients or visitors inside UF dental facilities.
  • Oral health care providers wear masks when the procedure requires them to. In addition, faculty, staff, students and residents who have not received the flu vaccine are required to wear a mask in patient areas between November 1, 2022 and April 30, 2023 (flu season).
  • For additional information about face masks and COVID-19, please visit the CDC website here.

The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Tracing and Tracking, Information and Resources

Information on processes and protocols compiled by Dr. Micaela Gibbs, UFCD interim chair of community dentistry and behavioral science, as we navigate the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) together.

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Protecting Yourself and Others

Please heed all recommendations to protect our loved ones and our communities by following CDC guidance about how to prevent COVID-19 illness and recognize symptoms.

Contact Us Before Coming to the Dental Center If You Have:

  • Flu-like symptoms
    • Fever greater than 100
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Shortness of breath
    • Muscle aches
  • And/or close personal contact with someone who has these symptoms.

We encourage everyone to follow precautions to protect your health and the health of those around you. For updated information, here are some recommended sites: