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Jul

16

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PNW Rocks the Library are Partners in Health Seminar in Bethesda, MD

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Six librarians from the Pacific Northwest attended the recent Libraries are Partners in Health: an NNLM Consumer Health Seminar on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The NNLM Pacific Northwest Region had broad representation at the seminar with at least one public library partner from each of the five states it serves…. Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Jul

11

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Coming Soon to a Town Near You: The All of Us Journey!

Posted by on July 11th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The All of Us Journey Exhibit and the All of Us Mobile Education and Enrollment Center visit communities nationwide to raise awareness about the All of Us Research Program. Both exhibits feature hands-on activities for visitors to learn about research, precision medicine, and the opportunity to enroll in All of Us. The American Association on… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, All of Us, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Jul

09

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The NNLM Reading Club Recognizes the Americans with Disabilities Act

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    On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. The act paved the way for increased intersection in society for people with disabilities, whether seen or unseen, and fostered… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, All of Us, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Jun

17

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Seattle in January, ALA Midwinter

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Today’s guest post is from Karen Schaefer, Director of Langlois Public Library in Oregon.  Langlois Public Library became a network member a little over a year ago when Karen learned about NNLM and began attending our classes. She applied for our PNR Professional Development award to attend ALA Midwinter.  In this post, Karen shares her… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from Network Members, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Jun

12

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Libraries Connecting You to Coverage

Posted by on June 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The next PNR Rendezvous webinar session will be focusing on the Public Library Association (PLA) health insurance education initiative. Libraries Connecting You to Coverage, is part of a national partnership made possible by funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Community Catalyst.  This webinar will help public library staff better understand the importance of… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from Network Members, Public Libraries, Training & Education

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