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USF Health continues to closely monitor the evolving coronavirus outbreak.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 worldwide outbreak, USF Health is taking every precaution to provide the safest environment possible for everyone. USF Health’s Dr. Christian Brechot, leader of the Global Virus Network, shares the latest on coronavirus research and care.

Please visit USF Health Patient Care for clinical updates. 

For Our Patients: If you have a fever or cough, please call 813-974-2201, option 2, prior to your scheduled appointment. Due to the expansion of the COVID-19 crisis, USF Health no longer allows visitors into our clinical locations. Family members or companions must wait outside the facility. Patients must arrive at their visits alone.

Exceptions to this policy are: 

1) Patients who are less than 18 years of age may be accompanied by one parent or legal guardian.

2) Adult patients who unable to provide consent for treatment, or for those with mental or physical disabilities that require assistance from one companion to complete their visit.

We are limiting our USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare valet to only mobility-impaired patients and closing to the general public. We are also closing our phlebotomy and lab draw stations at both USF Health's South Tampa Center for Advanced Healthcare and Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare to re-deploy staff to other critical COVID-19 response activities.

USF Health clinical team members are reviewing all scheduled appointments to determine whether you will be seen in person or in an alternative manner. Out of an abundance of caution for our patients who are at higher risk for infection, some of our clinics are not scheduling patients at this time. We encourage you to contact us at 813-974-2201 or check your MyChart account if you have concerns about your appointment.

Many of our primary care and specialty providers are offering options for Telehealth visits instead of in-person visits. If you have a scheduled appointment that you would like to change to a Telehealth visit or if you are interested in scheduling a Telehealth visit, please contact 813-974-2201. Please visit USF Health Telehealth for more information. 

Effective Monday, March 23, we are suspending normal operations of the Morsani Ambulatory Surgery and Endoscopy Center and will only be performing urgent procedures as defined by our physicians.

Effective Tuesday, March 24, valet parking is closed at the USF Health South Tampa Center for Advanced Healthcare and at Tampa General Hospital in downtown Tampa. Ambassadors are stationed to provide parking directions to patients at both locations. 

Effective Monday, March 30, the USF Health Imaging Center on the first floor of the Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare and the Imaging Center on the first floor of the South Tampa Center for Advanced Healthcare are open for scheduled appointments only.  

For Our Visitors: USF Health no longer allows visitors into our clinical locations. Family members or companions must wait outside our facilities to protect our staff and other patients. Exceptions to this policy are listed above for our patients

For Everyone: Entry into any USF Health clinical facility may include screenings, which can include several questions about your recent exposure, but might also include taking your temperature. All vendors and contracted workers are required to undergo screening and will be prohibited from entering the building in the event of a failed screening. 


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Our new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Taneja College of Pharmacy and Heart Institute will help build the future of health through transformative education, research and patient care. It is a key anchor in Water Street Tampa, on target to become one of the most vibrant urban environments in America and the world's first wellness district.

By bringing high-caliber students, faculty and scientists within a mile of our primary teaching hospital, Tampa General Hospital, USF Health is educating tomorrow’s physicians and pharmacists, and pioneering new discoveries to end heart disease.

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