USF Has New Phone Numbers

Important update to our patients and health care partners: USF Health is changing phone numbers that reach our central call centers. During this transition, we are replacing many of our numbers that start with 813-974 and assigning new numbers that start with 813-821. Rest assured that your care will not be impacted by this change.

For updated numbers, please click here.


USF Tampa General Physicians

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital are launching a new organization that will advance care for this region's patients and their families, and will form one of the largest academic medical groups in Florida. Learn more…

New Medical Records Feature

USF Health has added a new feature where you can directly request a copy of your health medical records. To request a copy, please visit USF Health Medical Records.

Monkeypox (MPX) Information

Monkeypox (MPX) is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus is part of the same family of viruses as variola virus, the virus that causes smallpox.

Monkeypox symptoms are similar to smallpox symptoms, but milder, and monkeypox is rarely fatal. Monkeypox is not related to chickenpox. Click here for detailed information regarding symptoms, spread, and prevention.

Vaccination against monkeypox is available at USF Health for high risk populations and people who have been exposed to monkeypox. 

COVID Vaccine Information

USF Health is offering the 2023 – 2024 updated Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at our USF Health clinics. Vaccines are available to everyone aged 6 months and older. Following CDC recommendations:

  • Individuals aged 5 and older should receive one updated 2023-2024 Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, at least two months after getting their last dose of any COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Children aged 6 months through 4 years who have not been previously vaccinated should receive  a 3-dose initial series of the updated Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.  Children aged 6 months through 4 years, who previously received any Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, will receive the dose(s) depending on their vaccination history. 
  • Moderately or severely immunocompromised individuals aged 6 months and older may receive additional doses of the updated 2023-2024 Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. Please discuss with your health care provider.
 For more information about the updated COVID-19 vaccine, please visit the CDC website. 

Vaccine and Testing Information

Flu and RSV Testing and Vaccines at the Established Patient Acute Care Clinic

For the convenience of our patients, USF Health offers COVID, flu, and RSV testing along with various vaccines at the Established Patient Acute Care Clinic. Please see below for more information.

Established Patient Acute Care Clinic
USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Health Care
13330 USF Laurel Drive
Tampa, FL 33613

First Floor, Suite 1012

Testing (Services are by appointment only.)
COVID, Flu and RSV Testing
Monday through Friday at 8AM
Schedule by calling 813-821-8038, option 6. 

Vaccines (Services are by appointment and walk-ins are welcome.)
Vaccines available: 2023 – 2024 updated Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Flu vaccines, and Monkeypox
Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30AM-12:00PM and 1PM-4PM
Schedule by calling (813) 821-8038 option 2, and then option 2, or via MyChart.  

If you have login or other MyChart portal issues, please email mycharthelp@usf.edu for assistance.

RSV Vaccine Available at USF Health Pharmacy Plus 

The CDC recommends adults age 60 + may get the RSV vaccine to help prevent lower tract disease caused by RSV.  No appointment necessary. 

The USF Health Pharmacy Plus is located at the Morsani Center for Advanced Health Care. 

We encourage everyone to review these additional vaccination resources:

Review New Guidelines for PPE, Masks, and Safety Measures

Based on updated guidance from the CDC, USF Health supported clinics will no longer require the routine use of masks by Team Members, Providers, Patients and Visitors starting Tuesday October 11.

The use of masks will be optional except for the following circumstances:

  • Patients and visitors experiencing fever or respiratory symptoms
  • Patients or team members who are within 10 days of exposure COVID-19 regardless of vaccination status or symptoms
  • Please notify your care provider or care team member if you prefer them to wear a mask.

In all instances for all patients

If you are exhibiting any of these symptoms before your scheduled appointment, please call (813) 821-8038 and press option 6.

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Diarrhea

COVID-19 Testing

If you are an established USF Health patient and would like to be tested for COVID-19, please call (813) 821-8038 and press option 6.

Parking for your in-person appointment

  • Valet parking is available at the USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare.
  • Valet parking is available at the USF Health South Tampa Center for Advanced Healthcare for all visitors for $5, including those with disability permits. Alternatively, visitors with a disability permit who do not wish to use valet may self-park in the garage free of charge and use the courtesy shuttle service from the garage to their destination, round trip. We may make exceptions and park visitors curbside without charge in special circumstances such as a visitor whose disability prevents them from being able to park in the garage (vehicles with hand controls which cannot be valeted) or from being able to use the courtesy shuttle.

Billing

In addition, we have also made updates to our billing policies during this time and continue to offer financial assistance to those with financial hardships.



MyChart 

USF Health strongly encourages all patients to sign up for MyChart – our free online portal offering patients personalized and secure access to portions of your medical records. With MyChart, you can communicate with your medical care team, view your health summary and routine lab results, review your statements, and pay bills online, request prescription renewals, and more. Signing up is easy – simply call (813) 821-8038 and request an activation code. This code will enable you to log in and create your own user ID and password. You may also request an access code to create a MyChart account at your next office visit. 

 

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Telehealth

USF Health Telehealth

Most of our physicians and providers offer appointments through telehealth. When you make an appointment with USF Health, you may be asked to have this appointment via a virtual connection. When viable, this way of connecting with our specialist is an effective way of continuing your care. But for some conditions and situations, an in-person appointment is best. Our team can help guide you through which type of appointment is best for you. 

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USF Health: Making Life Better

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital are launching a new organization that will advance care for this region’s patients and their families, and will form one of the largest academic medical groups in Florida. Learn more…
Because we will make your life better. At USF Health, you will have access to state-of-the-art medicine and treatment, administered by over 900 highly specialized health care professionals. As an academic medical center, we deliver the highest quality service with the most innovative technologies, providing resources few other physician groups can offer—all this while leading the way in life-changing research and training the next generation of medical professionals. 

Because of Excellence: Academic medical centers attract the most prestigious faculty and highest caliber physicians. These professionals are at the top of their fields and represent the very pinnacle of medical success and academic merit.  

Because of Innovation and Research:
Academic medical centers possess the latest cutting-edge clinical trials and the world’s most innovative treatments. Nearly every new medicine, treatment, and cure was discovered by Academic Medical Center physicians and researchers.  

Because of Expertise: No other institutions can attract as highly qualified physicians as Academic Medical Centers, allowing them to offer an impressive array of diverse specializations in one place to treat every possible health condition.    

Because of Outcomes: High-quality, patient-centered care is the overriding principle of health professionals, and studies consistently show that academic medical centers demonstrate superior patient outcomes compared to other multispecialty practices.  

Because of You: In the end, you are the best advocate for your own health care, and you are choosing the expert physicians who will care for you and your families. With their superior resources, physicians, and patient outcomes, academic medical centers are the best institutions for safeguarding and protecting your health.

Because of Dedication: USF Health patient care and academic excellence continues to grow. We able to offer state-of-art care that is coupled with ground breaking research. Visit the USF Health Fact to learn more.  

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