Bloodborne Pathogen & Needlestick Exposures

Gainesville Needle Stick Hotline

For ALL Human Blood or Body Fluid exposures in the Gainesville area

  • call (352) 265-2727 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Jacksonville UF employees

  • go to the Employee Health Office in Suite 505, Tower 1, 5th and Jefferson from 7 AM to 4:30 PM. After hours go to the ER

If you are on an off-site rotation further than one-hour travel time from UF,

  • seek care at the nearest medical facility.

Contact Information

  • Biological Safety Officer – Gary Heil (
  • EH&S Telephone number: (352) 392-1591