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Stay informed during hospital emergencies

Share: By Laura Castro
Published: July 12th, 2016 • Category: Staff

For Shands News_UF AlertsThe UF Alert System recently expanded to better communicate emergency notifications to our UF Health faculty and staff. This will ensure a more consistent approach to keeping us well-informed during potential crises that impact our clinical programs and facilities.

We encourage faculty and staff at UF Health Shands, UF Health Physicians and UF College of Medicine who have a role responding to mass-casualty and other emergencies to sign up to receive “UF Alert – Shands” emergency updates.

Please go online and check preferences to opt in or out of key groups.

UF staff:

  1. Go to my.ufl.edu.
  2. Click on the “Access myUFL” button and sign in.
  3. Select “Main Menu.”
  4. Under the “My Account” menu, click “Update Emergency Contact.”
  5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select the correct UF Alert preference.

UF Health Shands staff:

  1. Go to the Bridge homepage and hover over “Employee Services” in the main menu bar.
  2. Click “Employee and Manager Self Service.”
  3. Sign in and select “Main Menu” and “Self Service.”
  4. Under the “Personal Information” menu, click “Office Location Details.”
  5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select the correct UF Alert preference.