May is Healthy Vision Month. HealthStreet promotes health equity and helps people protect their eye health. We host the Equal Access Eye Clinic on the first and last Tuesday of every month. Visits are free of charge but appointments are necessary. Please call (352) 580-0393 to make an appointment. Of HealthStreet members, 3.5% of males and 3.3% of females have glaucoma. Keep your eyes healthy with these tips.

If you missed the recent Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) Town Hall event on emergency asthma care, view our recorded webinar on HealthStreet's YouTube channel.


Community Health Worker Updates


CHWs provide outreach around the city throughout the week, offering FREE health resources like Deterra™ Deactivation Bags and NARCAN® Nasal Spray kits. CHWs can also let you know which research studies you may be eligible for and can help you sign up to become a HealthStreet member.

If you can't meet with our CHWs while they are on outreach, always feel free to stop by HealthStreet at 2401 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 10am to 4pm. We offer a clothing and toiletry closet and we can provide you with health-related resources, referrals, and more!


Event Calendar


Every month, HealthStreet hosts a variety of services, Community Health Worker events, classes, and support groups! Check out our May calendar.


HealthStreet News

An infographic showing HealthStreet's Efforts during COVID-19 Pandemic

Impact of HealthStreet Community Engagement During the Pandemic From April 2020 to April 2021, HealthStreet CHWs and staff have been working remotely and in-person to provide tailored services and referrals to community members. This infographic highlights some of the successes we have achieved. HealthStreet CHWs are continuing to engage with our community and to develop new partnerships so we can further reduce health disparities and gaps.

Research Study Opportunities


Interested in participating in research? (Recruitment ending soon - please contact us immediately if interested in participating.)

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

+The Women Helping Women study is testing whether Community Health Workers (CHWs) who recruit and partner with community members increase rates of lung cancer screenings. If you used to or currently smoke and are a woman between 50 and 77 years of age, we’d like to talk to you.

+The PERLA study is trying to gain a better understanding of the factors such as culture, coping skills, and biological markers that may affect musculoskeletal (MSK) pain in Hispanic American older adults. Eligible participants must be 60 years of age or older, identify as Hispanic/Latino, and experience musculoskeletal pain.

+The Rogue study is examining the role of the gut microbiome on thinking in older adults. Eligible participants must be 50 years of age or older, HIV+ or currently taking PrEP, and willing to have an MRI.

+The Children with Asthma & Obesity study is identifying caregiver-level barriers to and facilitators of physical activity among youth with asthma and obesity. Eligible participants must be a caregiver 18-85 years of age of a child 13-18 years of age diagnosed with asthma who has a height and weight within a certain range. 

+The AIM2ACT study is testing the effectiveness of a smartphone intervention to help control asthma among early adolescents. Eligible participants must be 18-70 years of age and caregivers of at least one child 12-15 years of age who have been diagnosed with asthma.

If you are interested in hearing about these or other studies, please contact our Study Navigator, Sara Marsh, at

(352) 294 - 4873.


Do you or does someone you know have cancer? We're here to talk with you about the many opportunities to participate in research. Please use this link to become a member and learn more about cancer screenings.


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