HealthStreet Spotlight


This week's HealthStreet Spotlight features Cherobon Kipkorir, the Florida Site Coordinator for the CDC-funded Program to Alleviate National Disparities in Ethnic and Minority Immunizations in the Community (PANDEMIC) program initiative.
Cherobon received her Master's degree in Human Nutrition from Egerton University, Kenya. She began working with the HealthStreet team in January 2022 as a Community Health Worker.

Before joining, she previously worked with UNICEF/UNOPS as a nutrition support officer on the High Impact Nutrition Interventions project for at risk communities that included displaced populations at Dadaab refugee camp.

She has enjoyed meeting and serving different people from our community as well as coordinating events with our valued community members and partners.

We are delighted to welcome Cherobon to this new role!


National Immunization Month

The month of August is dedicated to educating the community about the importance of getting timely vaccinations to prevent against vaccine preventable diseases. Check out and share the resources below to stay informed. 

Recommended vaccinations for infants and children

Recommended vaccinations for children 7 to 18 years old

Learn about vaccine preventable diseases


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. Check the calendar below for this week's venues.


Research Study Opportunities

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

+ The NEET study is testing if nicotinamide (a vitamin B3 derivate) combined with exercise may improve exercise therapy in older adults. Eligible participants must be 55+ years of age, with high blood pressure, who are not physically active.

+ The HEMP study is examining the effects of CBD (cannabidiol) on chronic pain and inflammation in those with HIV. Eligible participants must be 21-60 years of age, HIV+, and interested in trying CBD.

+ The PROACT study is testing whether meditation and brain stimulation can enhance balance, brain function, and reduce pain. Eligible participants must be 45-85 years of age with knee pain for 3 months or more.

+ The Child Hearing Loss study is examining vocabulary and speech learning in children with or without hearing loss. Eligible participants must be the primary caregiver of a 4-6 years of age with hearing loss.

+ The PACT study is testing the effectiveness of brain training in preventing dementia. Eligible participants must be 65+ years of age and Hispanic or Black/African American.

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


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.


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