HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD IN RESEARCH

HealthStreet’s mission is to reduce disparities in healthcare and health research through community and other stakeholder engagement.

covid

While our facility remains closed due to COVID-19, we are offering weekly drive-up services for clothing, toiletries, food packages, and naloxone, a powerful medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Please visit our COVID-19 Resource Page for more information. Need help with social and medical needs? Call (352) 294-4880 and our team will help you connect with local resources and research studies you are interested in.

Welcome to Healthstreet

About UF HealthStreet

Research Helping People

HealthStreet, a community engagement program at the University of Florida, which employs reproducible, evidence-based community outreach practices to reduce disparities in healthcare and research. Community Health Workers help bridge the gap between community members and the resources available to them, including medical and social services and opportunities to participate in research.

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COMMUNITY Events

HealthStreet Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Nov 30

  2. Dec 01

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  5. Dec 04

Donate To HealthStreet

Make a gift by clicking here. Charitable donations to broaden community outreach are always appreciated and are tax-deductible. We are always accepting the following items:

Clothing – Clothes for all ages, shapes, and sizes. Gently worn shoes and outerwear are also accepted. We are currently in need of clothes for school-age children, men, and professional outfits.

Toiletry and dental hygiene items– Unused, sample, or travel size shampoo, conditioners, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, lotion, deodorant, and other personal care items. Diapers, wipes, and individually wrapped persona hygiene items are also accepted.

Household items – Small or sample size products such as laundry detergent and cleaners, as well as individually packaged toilet paper.

Children’s items– Books, toys, pencils, and crayons.

Gift cards and certificates– To purchase these and other items for the community.

Recent news

November 19, 2020

OCOH: COVID-19 a Health Disparity Magnifier: The Untold Stories

Click on the link below to watch the recent livestream hosted by FSU.

Magnifying class on COVID19 Health Disparity

November 19, 2020

HealthStreet Spotlight: Victoria Sims

Click on the link below to learn about our new Director of Operations.

Victoria Sims

HealthStreet Services

Have your voice heard!

Participate in Research

We believe in including all populations that make up our diverse community in the health research process. We need your help to fill this gap by joining paid and unpaid health studies at the University of Florida.

become a member

Community Health Workers (CHWs)

HealthStreet’s CHWs have been working tirelessly to ensure your voices are heard and your needs are met. Call (352) 294-4880 to talk to one of our Community Health Workers (CHWs), become a HealthStreet member and access our services free of charge!

Join the Conversation

Our Community, Our Health: OCOH

Starting a national conversation about health research, Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) is a town hall series that facilitates a two-way conversation between the community and researchers.

Join an event

Community Events

HealthStreet provides our community members with a variety of health-related services, classes, and events. Unfortunately, all in-person events, groups and clinics will be closed until further notice due to COVID-19. If you are used to coming to HealthStreet for a community meeting, we look forward to hosting you again as soon as we can.

Community Health needs Assessment

HealthStreet Community Health Needs Assessment Prepared by: Department of Epidemiology College of Public Health and Health Professions u0026amp; College of Medicine University of Florida Linda B. Cottler, PhD, MPH Email: lbcottler@ufl.edu Phone: (352) 273-5468 Through June 2019

Q3 2020 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

Community Health Needs Assessment

HealthStreet Community Health Needs Assessment- Cancer Addendum Prepared by: Department of Epidemiology College of Public Health and Health Professions u0026amp; College of Medicine University of Florida Linda B. Cottler, PhD, MPH Email: lbcottler@ufl.edu Phone: (352) 273-5468 Through June 2019

Q3 2020 Community Health Needs Assessment: Cancer Addendum

Cancer Addendum