Freestanding Emergency Centers
Located on NW 39th Avenue one mile east of I-75, the free-standing emergency department in the Springhill section of Northwest Gainesville is housed in a completely renovated 8,500-square-foot building, beautifully retrofitted to include all of technology and diagnostic resources necessary for emergency care.
The new emergency center is fully equipped and staffed to provide the same level of emergency care provided in hospital-based emergency departments, and is open 24/7. The new facility is staffed entirely by board-certified UF Health emergency medicine physicians and nurses specially trained in emergency medicine.
UF Health Shands Emergency Center – Springhill has ten treatment spaces for patients and its own lab and diagnostic radiology services, including Xray, ultrasound and CT imaging systems. Additionally, ShandsCair will keep an ambulance permanently stationed at the free-standing emergency room to transfer any patients requiring hospitalization.
Located on Southwest Archer Road near Tower Road, west of Interstate 75, the new UF Health Emergency Center – Kanapaha opened on October 1st, 2016. The 10,881-square-foot emergency center features 10 exam rooms, one room dedicated to trauma care and the full complement of diagnostic radiology and laboratory services needed, room, including CT scans.