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February OCOH: Distracted Driving

On Monday, February 11th, UF HealthStreet is hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) National Town Hall focusing on Distracted Driving. We invite you to join the discussion and get up-to-date information about how distracted driving impacts traffic flow and safety, and how peoples’ perception contributes to distraction. Our moderator…

Neurocognitive Screening Initiative Team at HealthStreet

The Neurocognitive Screening Initiative (NSI) provides a cognitive assessment service to adults who have concerns about their thinking and/or memory – including symptoms of ADHD, epilepsy, stroke, traumatic brain injury, and dementia syndromes like Alzheimer’s disease. The clinic offers screenings to uninsured individuals or those who cannot otherwise afford cognitive testing. Providers are neuropsychology graduate students,…

North Central Florida Bladder Cancer Support Group

You are not alone! We are pleased to welcome all bladder cancer patients; pre or post surgery, caregivers and those interested in living a full life with this diagnosis.  Participants can share experiences, learn about the latest products, medical procedures, and, yes, share a little laughter with one…

Naloxone Saves Lives HealthStreet Effort

The UF Healthstreet Overdose Prevention and Education initiative, sponsored by the Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health of the Florida Department of Children and Families, launched Tuesday at the UF HPNP Atrium. Nearly 70 people were in attendance, ranging from students, faculty, staff and community members. The event was…

HERE FOR THE HOLIDAYS: Clothing Closet and Toiletry Pantry

On Thursday, December 5th, the University Of Florida Office Of Sustainability hosted the 2019 Fall Collection Day. This event was an easy and convenient way for the Gainesville community to donate their gently used household, clothing, electronics, and food items to deserving organizations. We are lucky to have received a…

Save the Date: November 6, 2019 — Maternal & Child Health

On Wednesday, November 6th, Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) will be brought to Florida State University for a national town hall focusing on Catalyzing Leadership and Community-Engagement for Maternal and Child Health Equity. We invite you to join the discussion on maternal and child health equity and stimulate catalytic conversations…

HealthStreet Spotlight: Beatrice Dorestil, MPH

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Beatrice Dorestil, MPH as the new Director of Operations for UF HealthStreet. Beatrice earned her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Florida and has served as the Lead Community Health Worker (CHW) at UF HealthStreet since June 2018.

Save the Date! HealthStreet’s 4th Annual Night of Dance | 10/19/19

Get ready for one of Gainesville’s favorite community events: HealthStreet’s Night of Dance at Bo Diddley Plaza! Night of Dance brings Gainesville’s diverse communities together to celebrate the art of dance while spreading the word about health resources available to individuals and families in our communities. Local groups will be…