Posted in

Recent News

HealthStreet Spotlight: Teina Phillips

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Teina Phillips as the Director of Operations for UF HealthStreet. Teina brings over 20 years of experience in working together with diverse community members, non-profit organizations, healthcare providers and governmental agencies to address social determinants of health and improve health outcomes. For…

In Case you Missed It: OCOH, “National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month”

On July 26, 2018, HealthStreet hosted the 17th national Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) town hall. This meeting addressed the impact of childhood trauma and mental health issues on minority communities. The event featured three panelists with backgrounds in mental health, child development and social epidemiology. The discussion focused…

Practice Mindfulness & Creativity with HealthStreet and #352Creates

Want to relieve stress, boost memory, and improve focus? Mindfulness is the ability to be present and fully aware of your experiences in the moment. In partnership with 352Creates, UF HealthStreet will be hosting a day of mindfulness and creativity on Friday, August 10th. Adults and…

HealthStreet Spotlight: Tamara Lowrey

We are pleased to introduce Tamara Lowrey as the new Communications Specialist at UF HealthStreet. Tamara is an experienced communications manager with an extensive background in digital content marketing. In this position, she hopes to bring her passion for health and nutrition to a wider audience…

Recognizing the Service of HealthStreet’s Brianna Aldridge

Brianna Aldridge, Community Health Worker (lead) and Volunteer Coordinator at HealthStreet Brianna Aldridge joined HealthStreet in June 2015. Since then she has become one of the most recognizable faces on our team. Whether at an event around town or at the HealthStreet offices, chances are you’ve seen or talked to…

Cooking Matters Classes

Learn how to cook and shop on a budget UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program is providing a six-week long cooking course for adults to learn how to make low-cost, healthy, easy, and tasty meals. Participants will receive a certificate and book upon…

HealthStreet’s Summer Safety Tips

How To Have A Safe Summer 1.) SHIELD YOURSELF: UVA and UVB rays can permanently damage eyes and cause cataracts, and can damage the skin causing premature skin aging and skin cancers. Wear UV 400 sunglasses to protect your eyes and full-spectrum suncreen to protect your skin. 2.) SAY YES…