WFTV: Local woman sews 11 masks an hour for healthcare workers

Community
March 30, 2020 by
A UCF staffer is turning her quilting hobby into a new purpose – to help first responders in desperate need of masks. UCF College of Nursing assistant professor and critical care expert Annette Bourgault points out that with hospital-grade medical masks in short supply, people should donate any extras to healthcare providers and homemade masks […]

UCF Changes Lives for Uninsured Farmworkers with Funds from Florida Blue

Academics
January 23, 2019 by
A generous grant will help free clinics staffed by the College of Medicine, College of Nursing, physical therapy and social work programs serve 400-500 patients each year. For hundreds of Apopka farmworkers living in poverty, receiving regular, quality healthcare is an endless challenge. But thanks to an interdisciplinary effort from the University of Central Florida’s […]

UCF Receives Grant from Florida Blue to Improve Health in Parramore

Academics
January 16, 2019 by
The Parramore Healthy Community Coalition will spearhead initiatives ranging from nutrition education to diabetes screenings for the community. Healthy lifestyles enable individuals to live full, productive lives. It allows children to maximize their growth and learning potential. It enables parents to excel at their careers and pass along positive behaviors to their children. It creates […]

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