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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

Jun

17

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Find Trusted Health Information in Spanish for Your Patrons

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

When library patrons ask you for health information in Spanish about COVID-19 or other issues, NNLM has resources to get you started. Available tools  range from Spanish-language videos featuring Latino medical professionals to resources selected by trusted members of the Spanish-speaking community. The materials come from reliable sources like the National Library of Medicine and… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Minority Health Concerns

May

21

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COVID-19 and Health Inequities

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

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so does the propagation of information about the health equity issues and disparities marginalized communities experience. The American Medical Association (AMA) created a web page dedicated to the topic of health equity, with resources about the impact on marginalized and minority communities, including racial and ethnic minorities and those with… Read More »

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

May

21

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JUNTOS radio: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

En éste episodio de JUNTOS radio tenemos a un invitado muy especial, el médico especialista en medicina interna: Armando Villanueva y hablaremos sobre algunas de las dudas que hay respecto al Coronavirus. ¡No te lo pierdas! On this episode of JUNTOS Radio, we have a very special invited guest, Armando Villanueva, a specialized Internal Medicine… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Health Information Literacy

Apr

16

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COVID19 Spanish Language Resources

Posted by on April 16th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

In light of the rapidly mounting and evolving breadth of information related to COVID19, there is a need for reliable sources perhaps now more than ever. Seeing the various questions posed by the LatinX community, Nora Franco, NNLM PSR Consumer Health Librarian, responded by creating a resource guide with CDC Resources for Spanish speaking communities… Read More »

Posted in: General

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