UF Health Shands Hospital Patient Guide: Coming to UF Health


Your health is important to you 24 hours a day, not just during clinic hours. 

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Coming to Shands


If you are to be admitted to UF Health Shands Hospital, you must be registered.

PlanPlan My Visit

UF Health Shands Hospital is located in Gainesville at the heart of north-central Florida.

MapsMaps and Directions

Find your way around and to UF Health Shands Hospital and its practices in the local community.


UF Health is tobacco-free

Help us maintain our strong commitment to patients and to promoting good health in our communities: please don't smoke, chew tobacco or use electronic cigarettes on UF Health-owned or -operated properties. Thank you.