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Explore National Immunization Awareness Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on August 5th, 2019 0 comments

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a National Health Observance which provides a key opportunity to highlight the importance of getting recommended vaccines at all ages. The Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention reminds us that every year children and adults become seriously ill and are hospitalized because of diseases that vaccines can help prevent,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, NNLM Reading Club, Outreach, Public Libraries

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Twinsburg Public Library Receives NNLM Public Library Partnership Award

Posted by on July 14th, 2019 0 comments

Twinsburg Public Library is located in northeast Ohio, between Akron and Cleveland. It’s famous for its annual Twins Days Festival held in August. Because of its commitment for providing information and education to the community, the Library is using its award to host three speaker programs in August to raise awareness of health issues impacting… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Libraries, Success Stories

Jul

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Dementia Outreach, an NNLM All of Us Public Library Partnership Award

Posted by on July 14th, 2019 0 comments

The Greater Midwest Region is pleased to offer one of four All of Us Public Library Partnership Program Awards to Jim DiDonato, Director of Round Lake Area Public Library and Christine Damon, Gerontology/Adult Educator. They will expand upon Tales and Travels, a program that NNLM funded in 2015-2016 and received a 2017 Library of Congress… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, From the GMR, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Libraries, Success Stories

Jul

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NNLM Public Library Partnership Award Supports Health Information Toolkits

Posted by on July 14th, 2019 0 comments

Stephanie Swanberg, Assistant Professor and Information Literacy and eLearning Librarian for the Oakland University William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine received one of four NNLM Public Library Partnership awards. With her award, the OUWB Medical Library was able to take on a medical student as an intern for the first time. She said, ‚ÄúThis is… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, From the GMR, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Libraries, Success Stories

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Louisville Free Public Library Receives NNLM All of Us Ambassador Award

Posted by on July 12th, 2019 0 comments

The Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has announced the Louisville Free Public Library as an award recipient of the 2019-2020 NNLM All of Us Ambassador Program. Funding for this program is the result of a partnership between the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and All of Us, a… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, Funding, News from the Region, NNLM All of Us Ambassador Award, Outreach, Public Libraries, Success Stories

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