Healthy Gators 2010
Volume 3 Issue 4
Heads Up! Stay Safe & Seen
The Programming and
Communications Work Group is
creating a new campaign on safety
and injury prevention. The campaign
will focus on pedestrians, runners,
bicyclists, and car, scooter, or
motorcycle drivers. Its goals are to
promote better visibility, awareness
of surroundings and traffic laws, and
increase helmet use. More details
will be posted on the the Healthy
Gators 2010 homepage by the first
week of classes.
Walking Gators to Begin on October 7
Walking Gators is gearing up for the fall. All routes are scheduled to
begin on October 7. During the spring semester, participants
collectively walked nearly 2,000 miles on the six routes throughout
campus. Stayed tuned for more details!
Discounted Smoking Cessation Medications
Available in the Fall!
The Student Health Care Center will provide
Smoking cessation counseling and medical
screening for employees & students. Funding
for the discounted medication is provided by the
UF-Area Health Education Center and the
Florida Dept. of Health. Visit www.shcc.ufl.edu
or call 392-1161 for more information.
UF Student Health Statistics
Results from the Healthy Gators Student
Survey will be released to the public in
early fall. The report includes 10 health
topics important to college students.
Contact Shirley Haberman at 392-1161
ext. 4281 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more
Mark Your Calendars for These
Healthy Gators 2010 is collaborating with
other campus groups on two fall events.
Contact Jane Emmeree,
Emmeree@ufl.edu or the host
organization if you are interested in
helping or need more information.
World Diabetes Day-Friday, November
14. Hosted by UF/Shands Diabetes
Center of Excellence. Please contact
Kathryn Parker at kathrynparker331
(aol.com for more information.
Alternative Transportation Day/One
Less Car Challenge-October 16 and 17.
Hosted by the Office of Sustainability to
promote getting to campus by bus, biking,
carpooling orwalking. Members of the UF
community will be asked to pledge to take
a form of transportation other than a single
occupancy vehicle to campus at least
once a month. Details will be posted on
their website by the first week of classes.