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Oct

21

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Office of Minority Health Community Health Information

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

If you are looking for COVID-19 resources specific to racial and ethnic minorities, check out the Knowledge Resource Center from the Office of Minority Health. Search the online catalog for resources in various formats from articles to fact sheets from sources such as the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities to the Regional Risk Communication… Read More »

Posted in: General, 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

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

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

31

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CEO of All of Us participates in Washington Post’s Live Event

Posted by on August 31st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Josh Denny, MD, Chief Executive Officer of the All of Us Research Program, recently participated in the Washington Post’s Live “America’s Health Future”, a series that highlights innovative ways healthcare is being provided. The latest conversation included the impact COVID-19 and data collection during a pandemic could have on the future of the healthcare system…. Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Public Health

Aug

19

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Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities

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

The HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) is hosting a virtual symposium on Thursday, September 17, 2020 to highlight state, tribal, territorial and community-based efforts to address COVID-19 among racial and ethnic minority populations. The Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities virtual symposium will feature national,… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Webinars

Aug

06

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NNLM SCR Webinar: Creating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Front Line Workers: One Way Libraries Can Contribute to the Pandemic Response

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

The UTA Libraries FabLab has contributed to the national movement among makerspaces to craft sewn masks and 3D printed face shields for the community and for front line health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will cover the approach to safely facilitate the making of these Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) items; how they… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Public Health, Webinars

Jul

28

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Webinar Addressing Health Misinformation Tomorrow

Posted by on July 28th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The Roundtable on Health Literacy will convene a short webinar featuring experts on the spread of health misinformation and health literacy strategies to address it. Speakers will discuss health literacy strategies specific to addressing misinformation around COVID-19. Topic: Addressing Health Misinformation Through Health Literacy Practices: A Virtual Workshop Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Time: 1:00… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Jun

22

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All of Us Research Program Launches COVID-19 Research Initiatives

Posted by on June 22nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The All of Us Research Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, recently announced that it is leveraging its significant and diverse participant base to seek new insights into COVID-19—through antibody testing, a survey on the pandemic’s impacts and collection of electronic health record information. “With our nearly 350,000 participant partners across the country,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us

Jun

22

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“The Digital Doctor in the Age of COVID-19” Webinar

Posted by on June 22nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The NNLM Reading Club presents “The Digital Doctor in the Age of COVID-19”. On July 14th at 1pm PT join Robert M. Wachter, M.D., Chair of The Department of Medicine at The University of California, San Francisco, and one of the nation’s most influential physician-executives, at this free webinar. He will be discussing how digital… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

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