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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

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

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

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

Jan

20

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Office of Minority Health newsletter

Posted by on January 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The weekly newsletter from the Office of Minority Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is here! Check the site version to find information about Combat COVID, funding, webinars, and more! The Combat COVID website, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, was created to provide information about vaccines,… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Minority Health Concerns

Jan

20

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New COVID-19 Variations

Posted by on January 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

The CDC published new information about the new COVID-19 variations on January 15, 2021. Information about the characteristics of these variants is rapidly emerging. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they might spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently authorized vaccines will protect people against them. At this… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Multilingual

Jan

07

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Video: I wear a mask because…

Posted by on January 7th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Wearing a mask is essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has created short videos, “I wear a mask because…“, to promote wearing masks. The videos feature sound bites from CDC staff about why they wear a mask. The videos are available in English and American Sign Language. Shorter… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Websites

Dec

01

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CDC’s Covid-19 Tracker

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

Wondering how many cases of the coronavirus have been reported in your area? Or where your family or friends live? The CDC provides details on the number of cases and where they’re located. Click here to find out more and get involved.

Posted in: Websites

Oct

27

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NIH to assess and expand COVID-19 testing for underserved communities

Posted by on October 27th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

“It is critical that all Americans have access to rapid, accurate testing for COVID-19, especially underserved and vulnerable populations who are bearing the brunt of this disease. RADx-UP will help us better understand and alleviate the barriers to testing for those most vulnerable and reduce the burden of this disease on all Americans” – NIH… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, General, Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health

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

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