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Libraries and the Health Insurance Marketplace

Posted by on July 26th, 2013 0 comments

I attended WebJunction’s webinar today, “Libraries and Health Insurance: Preparing for October 1.” The webinar provided guidance for libraries to support the public to access the Health Insurance Marketplace. The recording of the webinar is available on the site: http://oc.lc/eHealth. About the Health Insurance Marketplace On October 1, 2013, the public can access the CMS… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Public Health

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How Mobile Devices are Transforming Disaster Relief and Public Safety

Posted by on July 18th, 2013 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The Brookings Institute has published a document examining how mobile technology assists in the creation of early warning systems, aids in emergency coordination, and improves public communications in times of crisis. The authors advise policymakers to make better use of current mobile technologies and promote future advances to provide first responders and citizens with the… Read More »

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Announcement: Consumer Health Toolkit – New Edition!

Posted by on July 17th, 2013 0 comments

We are pleased to announce the publication of the newly revised edition of the Finding Health and Wellness @ the Library: A Consumer Health Toolkit for Library Staff!  Completely updated and edited by Kelli Ham, this new edition includes new resources, updated links, and new content throughout the publication. Public library staff, consumer health librarians,… Read More »

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Jul

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Beginner/Refresher DOCLINE course FREE

Posted by on July 16th, 2013 0 comments

Want a beginner/refresher course on DOCLINE that is free, at your desk AND includes free MLA CE? The 4-week, 1 hour per week webinar series is about to start. The first in the series of DOCLINE training webinars, for 2013-2014, will begin next week: Beginning DOCLINE,   Wednesday,   July 17, 2013 When:  12 p.m.  Central Time… Read More »

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Libraries and Health Insurance: Preparing for October 1

Posted by on July 16th, 2013 0 comments

[Message forwarded from WebJunction] For many Americans, libraries are the “go to” places for consumer health information. Open enrollment for the new Health Insurance Marketplace begins on October 1 and libraries will likely see local demand for information. IMLS is working together with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare and with WebJunction and ZeroDivide to… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Public Health

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