One way to easily incorporate health programming and health information at your library is highlighting national health observances. A number of resources are freely available and 2 of those are highlighted here.
Recently the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) put together resources for public libraries that align with National Health Observances throughout the calendar year. Though it is mid March, libraries can still incorporate images and resources in social media and online content but can consider using next year as well. Upcoming NNLM classes and webinars are also listed that relate to the monthly observance which library staff can attend to learn more the featured health topic. Many webinars are recorded for viewing when more convenient. Stay tuned for future national health observances content.
Healthfinder.gov provides toolkits for National Health Observances. Tips for your patrons are provided as are ways for libraries and organizations to raise awareness regarding a particular health condition or topic.