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Apr

13

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Launching and Leading the Librarian Reserve Corps: Developing an agile librarian network in response to COVID-19

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This is a webinar presentation on librarian visioning, leadership, management, and trial by fire. It provides a unique perspective on launching and leading an international network of librarian volunteers in a new role: emergency responders in the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will learn about the process of establishing an international network of volunteers from idea generation to… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Public Health, Public Library, Webinars, Websites

Apr

13

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Health Literacy Out Loud Podcast, Telemedicine

Posted by on April 13th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

A new era of delivering healthcare at a distance was brought on by necessity during COVID-19. Telemedicine offers benefits and drawbacks for patients, practitioners, and populations. Lessons have been learned about effective communication. These include ways to establish a mutual agenda, encourage conversational turn-taking, discuss potentially awkward topics, and confirm understanding at the conclusion of… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Public Health, Public Library, Websites

Apr

13

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Register Now for 4th Annual Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day Symposium

Posted by on April 13th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Registration is open for the May 6 symposium on older adult mental health. The National Council on Aging, U.S. Administration for Community Living, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration sponsor the day-long symposium. Issues around mental health are especially relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic and particularly for older adults who may already face… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Mental Health, Public Health, Senior, Webinars

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

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