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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

03

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Look to Libraries in Times of Crisis

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

The Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC) created the resource #LookToLibraries to help librarians, parents, and caregivers to provide resources to children that promote mental well-being during times of uncertainty and change. Resources include tips for modeling safe use of digital devices and recommended reading lists to help children learn and cope.

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Websites

Sep

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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

Aug

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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

06

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Rural Telehealth Toolkit

Posted by on August 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The Rural Telehealth Toolkit, available from the Rural Health Information Hub, provides information about creating and implementing telehealth programs in rural communities. The toolkit compiles evidence-based resources to provide guidance to organizations for creating telehealth programs, and addresses common challenges experienced in rural communities across the United States. The modules in the toolkit contain resources… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Websites

Jul

14

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Tox Town Science Classroom

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

Looking for resources to learn about environment and health for middle school students? Explore the National Library of Medicine’s Tox Town Science Classroom to find lesson plans/activities, interactive games, hands on activities, videos, informational websites and more. Tox Town offers high quality consumer-level non-technical information about connections between chemicals, the environment, and the public’s health. … Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Websites

Jul

09

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Rural Community Toolbox: Funding & Tools to Build Healthy Drug-Free Rural Communities

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

The Rural Community Toolbox: Funding & Tools to Build Healthy Drug-Free Rural Communities was created by the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s Rural Opioid Federal Interagency Working Group. This comprehensive toolbox provides information about grant funding for drug-free rural communities, resources for treatment and services for individuals, community assessment resources, a rural community action… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Rural, Scholarships and Grants, Substance Addiction and Misuse, Veterans Resources, Websites

Jun

09

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Smithsonian Online Exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World”

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

Though the Smithsonian Museums are closed, the content of their exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World,” is available online. Take this opportunity to read and explore so as to gain some context for the current pandemic we are confronting.

Posted in: Websites

Jun

04

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Greater Good in Action

Posted by on June 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Greater Good in Action provides science-based practices for a meaningful life. The site provides activities or practices for developing personal well-being. Activities are easy to browse by topic, such as “empathy,” “kindness,” and “resilience to stress.” Each activity provides the steps for “how to do it” and the research behind the activity or, “why to… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Websites

May

26

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Digital Literacy Tools and Resources from PLA

Posted by on May 26th, 2020 0 comments

LinkedIn Learning for Libraries LinkedIn Learning, formerly Lynda.com, is excited to share that after continued discussions with the library community over the past few months, it’s taking the first steps toward building a new LinkedIn Learning library product that’s dedicated to serving the needs of library customers and patrons. While LinkedIn works to develop this… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Public Library, Webinars, Websites

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