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HealthStreet’s Response to the Opioid Crisis

NARCAN® 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!

UF 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 linked to medical and social services.  We also share opportunities to participate in research. Even during COVID-19, we continued to stay connected to the community…

SAVE THE DATE: January 28, 2021, OCOH Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccines

On Thursday, January 28th, UF HealthStreet will be hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national virtual town hall focusing on the recent COVID-19 vaccines and public health. We invite you to join the discussion on the vaccines with our panel of public health specialists, community engagement directors and, social workers. We anticipate…

HealthStreet Spotlight: Brittany Lynch

We are pleased to announce Brittany Lynch, as the Communications and Marketing Specialist for UF HealthStreet! Brittany “Bee” Lynch, Communications and Marketing Specialist for UF HealtStreet Brittany “Bee” Lynch is a recent Santa Fe College graduate, receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia Video Production. While earning her Associates of Science…

November 2020 OCOH: COVID-19 as a Health Disparity Magnifier

On Wednesday, November 18th, FSU HealthStreet is hosting a virtual Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) interactive town hall focusing on COVID-19 as a Health Disparity Magnifier: The Untold Stories Leon County residents will share thier stories and…

August 2020 OCOH: COVID-19 Pandemic

On Wednesday, August 12th, UF HealthStreet is hosting a virtual Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) interactive town hall focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic on top of current US epidemics and who is most affected. We invite you…

Meet Your Community Health Workers

HealthStreet’s community health workers (CHWs) have been working tirelessly to ensure your voices are heard and your needs are met. Due to COVID-19, CHWs have had to adapt to working primarily from their homes, with the exception of HealthStreet’s weekly drive-up services and mobile outreach collaboration with The Florida Department of Health Alachua…