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Aug

25

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Resources to Support Wildfires Response and Recovery in Northern California

Posted by on August 25th, 2020

With assistance from NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC), we compiled many resources to assist with response and recovery from the affected areas, including information guides with curated, reliable information from vetted federal, state, and local governments and organizations.

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Products, Public Health

Jun

02

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Trusted Resources for Caregivers 

Posted by on June 2nd, 2020

Caregivers are individuals or groups of individuals who provide direct care to children, the elderly, and people with chronic illnesses who require assistance in their everyday lives.  

We at NNLM PSR are committed to promoting equitable, accessible health information. The following resources from the National Library of Medicine and other government agencies provide vetted, reliable sources of online health information for caregivers. 

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, K-12 Resources, NLM Products

May

19

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NLM Receives $10 Million Emergency CARES Act Funding Support

Posted by on May 19th, 2020 Tags: ,

In this post, NLM Director Dr. Patti Brennan highlights the many investments that NLM is making with $10 million in emergency funding received as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Electronic Health Records, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Funding, NLM Products, Public Health, PubMed

Apr

21

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NIH treatment guidelines for COVID-19 Now Posted Online!

Posted by on April 21st, 2020 Tags: ,

A panel of U.S. physicians and other experts has developed treatment guidelines for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which are now posted online. They will be updated often, as new data are published.

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health

Apr

20

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NIST and OSTP Launch Effort to Improve Search Engines for COVID-19 Research

Posted by on April 20th, 2020 Tags: , ,

Using the successful, long-running program of expert engagement and technology assessment called the Text Retrieval Conference (TREC) to the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19), the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy have launched a joint effort to support the development of search engines for research that will help in the fight against COVID-19.

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health

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