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Sep

21

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LatinX/Hispanic Heritage Month Part 1

Posted by on September 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

The U.S. observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, sometimes referred to as LatinX Heritage Month, kicks off on September 15 and ends October 15. Several important, historical events land within this period, including Independence Day for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, on September 15, Mexico’s following on September 16, and Chile’s on September… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual

Sep

03

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Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions: 2020-21 Season

Posted by on September 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website provides updated information answering common questions about the 2020-21 flu season. Questions address topics such as the flu vaccine, getting the flu vaccine during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the difference between the flu and COVID-19.

Posted in: Health Information, Public Health, Websites

Sep

01

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Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool

Posted by on September 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The HHS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Schools has launched an online version of the Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT), a free self-assessment and planning guide that helps school districts and schools conduct a clear, complete and consistent analysis of physical education curricula. The online PECAT is aligned with the National… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information, Websites

Sep

01

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Virtual Symposium: Advancing the Response to COVID-19

Posted by on September 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Registration is now open for Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities, a virtual symposium hosted by the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) on September 17 from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET. Register today to learn from national, state, Tribal and local experts leading these… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Webinars

Aug

19

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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Posted by on August 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

The NIH MedlinePlus Magazine August 2020 issue is now available! Read about vaccinations, treatments for traumatic brain injuries, and what you need to know about strokes, among other topics. As always, the magazine is available in Spanish as well. Subscribe to have it delivered in print or electronically.

Posted in: General, Health Information

Aug

11

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Join the Healthy People 2030 Launch Webcast

Posted by on August 11th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

On August 18, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will unveil the latest edition of Healthy People! Healthy People 2030 is a set of science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving health and well-being in the United States. During the webcast, we’ll highlight the new Healthy People 2030 goals and objectives and provide… Read More »

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

Aug

11

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“Compassion in Action” Webinar Series

Posted by on August 11th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Compassion in Action Webinar Series will describe ways faith and community groups are addressing the needs of those with mental illness and their caregivers. Through the Compassion in Action Guide and this webinar series, the hope is to encourage more faith communities to walk with and provide community for a lifetime to people with… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Health Information, Health Information Literacy, Mental Health, Webinars

Jul

14

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Clinical Conversations Training Program

Posted by on July 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Clinical Conversations is a program from the Network of the National Library of Medicine for training clinicians and other clinical staff who interact with patients about health literacy and related concepts. This program allows clinical trainers or managers to offer brief trainings embedded into regular staff meetings or trainings that they already facilitate as a… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Health Information Literacy, Minority Health Concerns

Jul

09

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Educational Packets Available from NNLM’s HIV/AIDS Coordinating Center

Posted by on July 9th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

NNLM’s HIV/AIDS Coordinating Center (NACC) has curated educational packets for community-based organizations working with people with HIV. Each packet contains print books, brochures, and handouts that can be used in your resource room or shared with your clients. Educational packets are scheduled to be mailed in July 2020. Please email NACC nacc@umassmed.edu if you would like… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, HIV/AIDS

Jun

17

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Encuentre información de salud confiable en español para sus usuarios

Posted by on June 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Cuando sus usuarios le pregunten por información de salud en español sobre COVID-19 u otros temas, la NNLM tiene los recursos que usted necesita. Los recursos incluyen videos en español con médicos profesionales latinos y una selección de recursos en español seleccionados por miembros de la comunidad de habla hispana. Estos materiales vienen de fuentes… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information

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