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Impact of HealthStreet Community Engagement During the Pandemic

From April 2020 to September 2021, HealthStreet CHWs and staff have worked remotely and in-person to provide tailored services and referrals to community members. Our infographic highlights some of our success. HealthStreet CHWs continue to engage with our community and develop new partnerships to further reduce health disparities and gaps;…

Cancer Educational Wellness Series

On the fourth Monday of each month, UF Health Palliative Care hosts fun and educational classes offered to cancer patients, family members, and the community to promote health and quality of life. Classes are free and hosted online! Visit https://ufhealth.org/cancer-educational-wellness-series for more information and to…

4th Annual Gainesville Health & Wellness Fair

UF HealthStreet has partnered with Southern HIV Alcohol Consortium (SHARC), UF Health Cancer Center, and WellFlorida Council, Inc. to host the 4th Annual Gainesville Health & Wellness Fair. These organizations will be providing health screenings (blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, BMI), social and medical referrals, health education, and more.

HealthStreet Response to the Opioid Crisis

NARCANĀ® Nasal Spray Distribution Initiative HealthStreet was invited to partner with the Florida Department of Children and Families to fight the opioid epidemic by distributing an expensive, life-saving drug, free of charge, to our community members. Opioid addiction has been a leading cause of death in our country, with…

Celebrating 12,000+ Health Intakes!

HealthStreet is excited to celebrate our 12,000th member! Members are interviewed by community health workers about their physical and mental health needs, and then they are linked to medical and social services and research opportunities. Even during COVID-19, HealthStreet continued to stay connected to the community to address important needs.

May 2020 OCOH: Future of HIV Treatments & Care

On Wednesday, May 27th, UF HealthStreet is hosting a virtual Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) interactive town hall focusing on the future of HIV treatments and care. We invite you to join our panel of health professionals…