Join us March 30, 2017 for a national discussion on the Zika virus

Published: February 28th, 2017

Category: Uncategorized

Florida is on the front lines of Zika research! Join us to discuss everything you wanted to know about the Zika Virus.


Researchers from the University of Florida, the University of Miami and the Florida Department of Health are sharing the latest findings on the Zika virus to address community concerns at a national, live-streamed town hall event called Our Community, Our Health: Everything You Wanted to Know about the Zika Virus.

We will discuss all there is to know about the virus including relevant research. As Floridians, we’re all already affected by Zika. If you want to know more, this town hall event is perfect for you. It will allow you to ask questions and share your ideas directly with the health researchers.


Event Details:

  • Date:  March 30, 2017
  • Time: 5:30-6 p.m. EST for the in-person reception // 6-7 p.m. EST for the town hall portion
  • Where: 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville Fl., 32601

Live Stream Info:

At 6 p.m., open the live stream link: http://bit.ly/2m3BaC4

  • If you have questions, contact HealthStreet Communications Manager Erick Edwing at (352) 294-4871 or email at eedwing1@ufl.edu

About the Our Community, Our Health initiative: 

Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) is a town hall meeting to facilitate two-way communication between the community and researchers. It is a vehicle to share ideas about priorities for health research, a way to communicate research findings and a way to blend ideas for research from multiple stakeholders across the country.

OCOH is an initiative of the HealthStreet, a community engagement program in the University of Florida Department of Epidemiology; located in both the UF College of Medicine and UF College of Public Health and Health Professions; and funded by the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

To learn more, visit here