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Mar

22

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Test the Waters Family Exploration Kits

Posted by on March 22nd, 2021 0 comments

There is still time to snag a Test the Waters Kit for your library! All you have to do is sign up to be an NNLM member (and if you haven’t, it’s quick, easy and free to do!) In partnership with Cornerstones of Science and the NIH All of Us Research Program, the Network of the… Read More »

Posted in: General

Mar

22

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Vaccines, Vaccinations, and NLM

Posted by on March 22nd, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

More than 25 million people in the U.S. have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine. Getting a spot in the COVID vaccine line will become one of the shared stories of this pandemic. As a resident of Washington, DC, and someone who is over 65 years of age, Patti became eligible pretty early –… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Articles

Mar

22

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Life Interrupted: Telling Breast Cancer Stories

Posted by on March 22nd, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is proud to be partnering with Director Paula Mozen, to offer a series virtual film screenings and panel discussions featuring LIFE INTERRUPTED a documentary film featuring empowering stories of breast cancer survivors. Join us LIVE for a Virtual Panel Discussion on one of the dates below to… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Webinars

Mar

09

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#VaccineReady Video Series

Posted by on March 9th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) has created a #VaccineReady video series to empower communities to proactively practice COVID-19 safety measures, get the facts about COVID-19 vaccines, share accurate vaccine information and get vaccinated when the time comes. Subscribe to the OMH YouTube channel to stay updated on the #VaccineReady video series and learn when vaccinations… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information

Mar

09

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April is National Minority Health Month

Posted by on March 9th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

This year, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) is focusing on the impacts COVID-19 is having on racial and ethnic minority and American Indian and Alaska Native communities and underscoring the need for these vulnerable communities to get vaccinated as more vaccines become available. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Minority Health Concerns

Mar

09

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New Funding Opportunity, Health Literacy and COVID-19

Posted by on March 9th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) has announced a new funding opportunity: Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19. This initiative seeks applications for projects to demonstrate the effectiveness of local government implementation of evidence-based health literacy strategies that are culturally appropriate to enhance COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and/or other mitigation measures… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Rural, Scholarships and Grants, Urban

Mar

04

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Rural Early Childhood Health Promotion Toolkit

Posted by on March 4th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Rural Health Information Hub recently released the Rural Early Childhood Health Promotion Toolkit. This toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support rural communities and organizations implementing early childhood health promotion programs across the United States. The modules in the toolkit provide resources and information focused on developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Rural

Mar

04

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COVID-19 Parental Resources Kit

Posted by on March 4th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) can affect children and young people directly and indirectly. Beyond getting sick, many young people’s social, emotional, and mental well-being has been impacted by the pandemic. Trauma faced at this developmental stage can continue to affect them across their lifespan. Some of the challenges children and young people face during the COVID-19… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information, Public Health, Websites

Mar

04

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End-of-Life Care: Planning, Information and Discussion, Online Course

Posted by on March 4th, 2021 0 comments Tags:

March 26- April 15, 2021 Instructor: Jarrod Irwin, Consumer Health Coordinator, NNLM SEA As modern medicine extends people’s lives, it also extends the last stage of their lives, leading to a number of care decisions people must make as they approach death. This course covers topics and information resources for navigating these end-of-life health issues,… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information

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