High Blood Pressure Education Month

May is High Blood Pressure Education Month! Blood pressure higher than 130/80 mm Hg can cause serious health problems including: heart disease, kidney disease, stroke, and dementia. Know your numbers and have your blood pressure checked at least once a year. HealthStreet offers free blood pressure screenings Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; no appointment necessary. 


HealthStreet Community Health Worker (CHW) Outreach Calendar

CHWs work to improve the health of our community by going out on outreach each week to provide medical and social referrals, build meaningful relationships, and give everyone the opportunity to participate in research. CHWs will be at the above locations this week.


Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Events

The Our Community Our Health team will be at the following locations this week. For a full list of events happening this month view the calendar here.


Join Virtual HealthStreet

Virtual HealthStreet is an online community of people who answer confidential surveys regarding lived experiences with drugs and provide information on new and emerging drugs. Click here to join.

Community Health Workers

Would you like to join our team?

We are hiring people from our community who want to work with us to improve the health of their neighbors and friends.  Does this sound like you?  If so, we want to talk to you!  Please call and speak to one of us about what we are doing and how you might join our team.

HealthStreet Event Calendar

HealthStreet hosts a variety of services, community health worker events, classes, and support groups! Check out our calendar.



NARCAN® Nasal Spray may counteract the life-threatening effects of an opioid overdose. Since most accidental overdoses occur in a home setting, it was developed for family, friends, and caregivers - with no medical training required.

HealthStreet has partnered with Florida Department of Children and Families to distribute NARCAN® in our community. Call 352-294-4880 today to get your own NARCAN® Nasal Spray.

Research Study Opportunities

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

+ The MyCA study is examining the factors driving pain in knee osteoarthritis. Eligible participants must be 50 years of age or older and have chronic knee pain.


+ The Truant Youth study is developing a program through their parents to encourage youth to attend school and engage in after school activities. Eligible participants must have a child 13-17 years of age that has missed at least 5 days of schools in the past 3 months.


+ The Breathe4Pain study is examining a breathing and attention training treatment for back pain. Eligible participants must be 18-65 years of age with chronic lower back pain.


+ The SOS study wants to learn how well you know yourself and others. Eligible participants must be 35-55 years of age and have an email they regularly use.


+ The OxyOxy study is examining the effects of oxytocin and oxycodone on decision-making and behavior. Eligible participants must be 21-45 years of age and use opioids recreationally. 


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



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