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The Sacramento Public Library (SPL) received a 2020-2021 Outreach Mini Award from the Pacific Southwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM PSR). This award was used to produce resources and programming for the Heart-Mind Connection (HMC). The goal of the HMC was to emphasize the connection between good heart health and a healthy brain, as well as the benefits of lowering blood pressure for improved long-term health for patrons of all ages.
Many of the youth in the communities served by Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (WCCHC) struggled to sufficiently access telehealth services for a variety of reasons.
As a result of this award, SEACA was able to successfully distribute culturally and linguistically relevant information about COVID-19 as well as the All of Us Research Program to Chinatown residents.
Last June, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) published the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the 2021-2026 Regional Medical Libraries (RMLs), the central component of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). Health sciences libraries submitted proposal applications in September. An official announcement from the NLM regarding the new RMLs is forthcoming. The… Read More »
The Network of the National Library of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region (NNLM PSR) awarded the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library funding for a project entitled, “Information Resource Dissemination for Minority Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Yamila El-Khayat is the principal investigator and program manager for the project, and Lara Miller will provide the program assessment.