November 20th marks The United Nations Universal Children's Daycelebrated to promote awareness among children worldwide and improve children's welfare. November 20th was chosen in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. At UF HealthStreet, we can help you with different resources for children in your life. Call (352) 294-4880 or visit our website healthstreet.program.ufl.edu/ for more information.

"Around the world, children are showing us their strength and leadership advocating for a more sustainable world for all. Let’s build on advances and re-commit to putting children first. For every child, every right." UN Secretary-General António Guterres

CHW holding a bag of deterra and narcan nasal spray

In spite of COVID-19, HealthStreet continues to serve you with our dedicated Community Health Workers (CHWs). This week our team will be at the following locations:

Library partnership and Cone Park Library. Every week, CHWs are at locations around the city to give FREE health resources, like Deterraand NARCAN® Nasal Spray, help you know which research studies you may be eligible for and sign you up to be a HealthStreet member.



Interested in participating in research?

Here are a few studies that you can participate in now:

+The Speech Development in Children Study is examining how children learn to recognize speech. Eligible participants must be parents of children 3-12 years of age with a history of ear infections or reading problems.

+The Usability Study is testing the mHealth child feeding app (BabyByte) to determine future directions in the final development stages of the app for consumer use. Eligible participants must be men at least 18 years of age, TANF/SNAP-eligible with at least 1 child under 2 years of age, living in Florida.

+The Grip Strength Study is examining how grip strength can be used to help children who may be at risk for health issues such as obesity. Eligible participants must be children who are 13-14 years of age.

If you are interested in hearing about these or other studies, contact our Study Navigator, Sara, at 352-294-4873.

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