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Diving into fiction can help us understand more about the realities we face. As day-to- day life continues to be shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic, NNLM Reading Club calls your attention to three literary works focusing on the impact of pandemics or infectious disease. The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to… Read More »
Research has shown that social isolation can pose a health risk, pandemic or not. And, now numerous news stories, blogs, and social media have posted about the effects of isolation and its effect on work, at home, and our mental well-being during this current health crisis. You and the communities you serve are also feeling… Read More »
Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health
During Citizen Science Month, NNLM PNR is featuring simple, health-related citizen science projects that you can lead as either a virtual library program event; share through your library’s social media; or for you to do as a private citizen. NLM has partnered with SciStarter.org to bring you these important projects. This week, we feature a… Read More »
The following information was sent by the NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC). Please continue to refer to the National Library of Medicine for updates on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). For Continuity of Operations planning, businesses and libraries may want to review these resources: On February 12, 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control… Read More »
The recent coronavirus outbreak has dominated the news and may be a topic of concern in your communities. People in your community may be coming to your library for reliable health information. Here are some resources to consider posting on your website, social media, and handouts. MedlinePlus includes: Coronavirus Infections health topic page with information… Read More »