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Solar Eclipses: Planning Resources for Local Emergency Healthcare Providers

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To address planning and response concerns and help local emergency healthcare providers plan for the many gatherings to watch the solar eclipse on August 21st, the HHS ASPR TRACIE team compiled Solar Eclipses: Planning Resources with links to “fact sheets, checklists, locally-developed guidance documents, and news articles on eye safety, injury treatment, and planned mass gatherings… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Public Health


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Vision and Aging: See Well for a Lifetime Toolkit in English and Spanish

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The National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) from the NIH National Eye Institute has put together a Vision and Aging: See Well for a Lifetime toolkit, in English and Spanish, to aid in leading “eye health educational sessions with older adults in your community. Whether you want to lead a small educational session about vision… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Senior


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The HEAL Program

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The Health Education and Literacy (HEAL) Program® from Literacy for Life addresses health literacy through classes for adults seeking to improve their health care knowledge and thorough training for medical professionals. The HEAL presentations engage medical providers in a discussion about health literacy, and the HEAL classes focus on patient engagement and empowerment. The 45-minute presentation… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy


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