STAR Health Center Outreach

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As a health care leader in Brooklyn, the STAR Health Center uses a variety of venues to provide education and outreach to the community on ways to get healthy and live healthy. Every year, particularly in the spring and summer months, SHC staff and peer educators collaborate with other organizations at community events to provide information on issues such as HIV, hepatitis C, substance use, nutrition, asthma, and hypertension. Most recently, our outreach has focused on reaching out to LGBT and gender non-conforming communities in Brooklyn who have historically been underserved. Specific activities in the past two years have included:

Partnering with community agencies at these events has been especially fruitful, allowing us to share resources and to demonstrate to the community that we are all working together. If you represent an agency and would like to partner with us at and event or if you would like to be added to our links to community based agency websites, please contact us at staroutreach@downstate.edu.