March 24, 2020 | Issue 3


Dear HealthStreet Members,

This is our third newsletter supplement focused on helping you navigate resources for COVID-19. In this issue, we are focusing on how you can check your risk for COVID-19, resources for individuals in recovery, and sharing a handful of virtual cultural activities.

Please continue to visit the official CDC COVID-19 webpage where you can find updated information and resources to protect you and your family. As our commitment to you, we continue to update the HealthStreet COVID-19 resource page with local and online resources, seminars, news articles, activities for children.

We encourage you to view the most recent One Health Seminar COVID-19 Update: The Public Health and Clinical Perspectives. The two professionals who presented have years of experience; in fact, Dr. Rasmussen is the former CDC Director of Public Health Preparedness.

We remain committed to you! Keep in touch via TwitterFacebook, call (352-294-4880), or email ( Please visit our calendar and website for updated information, guidance, and resources.


For Individuals in Recovery


Online Meetings

A listing of online NA meetings available for free.

Online help and hope to anyone who is affected by alcoholism. Browse and filter to find a range of resources to help with recovery.

Smart Recovery
A community forum for self-management and recovery.

Buddhism-based mutual support group
A support group for those looking forward to a path of sobriety and peace. Click on the spreadsheet link in the green COVID-19 message for more information.

AA Meeting recordings [use password: thebroadhighway]

Recovery Apps

Sober Grid
Allows you to interact, support, and engage with other people in recovery using a platform similar to Facebook.

Is an easy way to track your clean and sober days. The app includes daily motivational messages and reminders to keep you on target.

Provides you with daily reminders to stay on track with your recovery plan. You can create reminders to call your sponsor, go to a group meeting, meditate, etc.

AA Big Book
This app gives you access to the full text of the Big Book, along with a meeting finder, podcasts, prayers, and personal stories.

12 Step Meditation Daily Reflections for AA, NA, Al-Anon
This app features hundreds of easy-to-follow guided meditations, as well as soothing music, prayers, and 12-step recovery audio.

Connections App
Provides access to e-therapy, clinical support, and a unique e-library of resources. 


Online Cultural Experiences


Stop the Spread of COVID-19 with

Good Personal Health Habits


• Avoid having close contact with people who are sick.

• Practice social distancing and STAY HOME!

• If you're sick, stay home; call your doctor before going coming in.

• Use tissues to cover your coughs and sneezes and through the away.

• Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects daily (tables, countertops, light switches, doorknobs, and cabinet handles)

• If surfaces are dirty, they should be cleaned using a detergent and water prior to disinfection.

• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

Find out more about what you should be doing to prepare for the Coronavirus (COVID-19)


View our
Updated Calendar!

Every month, HealthStreet hosts a variety of services, classes, support groups, and events that aim to improve the community's health! 

Click here to see our March calendar


HealthStreet Services

HealthStreet is a community engagement program that connects community members to medical and social services and opportunities to participate in health research at the University of Florida. By completing a health assessment with one of our Community Health Workers, we can provide you with information about low or no-cost services, including eye exams, mental health counseling, dance classes, cooking classes, health support groups, and a clothing closet and toiletry pantry. Your voice is important, and you can be heard by becoming a HealthStreet member!

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Phone: (352) 294-4880

2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608


Questions? Please contact: 

Jordan Laib
Communications Assistant | HealthStreet at the University of Florida
College of Public Health and Health Professions | College of Medicine | (352) 294-4871