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Skin Cancer Awareness

May is skin cancer awareness month! We all love the sun and spending time outside, but it can come at a cost. Being outside without protection or using tanning beds […]

Cancer Connections

Cancer​ Connections Group Meets Monthly at HealthStreet

Cancer Connections is a community open to all cancer survivors, patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Meeting topics include nutrition, physical and emotional therapy, current research, and home care.   The […]

Research Day

HealthStreet Interns Present at Research Day

The College of Public Health and Health Professions hosted its 28th annual Research Day on April 8th featuring 109 poster presentations by undergraduate and graduate students. HealthStreet was represented by […]


Free Cooking Matters® Classes

Cooking Matters® is a cooking-based nutrition education program that empowers families with skills, knowledge, and confidence to plan and create nutritious meals on a limited budget. Learn how to shop […]


Our Community, Our Health Recap

National Public Health Week at the University of Florida featured UF HealthStreet’s first national forum, “Our Community, Our Health,” on April 9th. This unique forum was held by NIH Clinical […]


HealthStreet Welcomes New Manager, Vicki Piazza!

We are happy to introduce Vicki Piazza as the new project manager at HealthStreet. She is an experienced program manager of workforce development initiatives and special projects, specializing in designing […]

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Welcome to HealthStreet and thanks for visiting our website!


  HealthStreet is an innovative community-engagement program that aims to reduce health and research disparities by linking community members to social and medical services and opportunities to participate in research that is relevant to them.

HealthStreet’s community health workers (CHW) assess health concerns, conditions and research perceptions of community members. This occurs where they live, work, play and pray: including laundromats, libraries, bus stops, community centers, health fairs, senior centers, and churches.

CHWs provide referrals to community members for medical and social services, as well as opportunities to participate in health research, relevant to their health concerns and health conditions.  HealthStreet is located in Gainesville, FL, but reaches people in North Central and North East Florida, including Duval County.

If you're a community member, researcher, or organization HealthStreet is here for you.

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