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California Wildfires Declared Public Health Emergency

Posted by on October 16th, 2017

Acting Health and Human Services Director Eric D. Hargan has declared a public health emergency in California due to wildfires. NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) has compiled many resources to assist with response and recovery from the wildfires, including information guides with curated, reliable information from vetted federal, state, and local governments and organizations.

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, NLM Products, Public Health



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Express Outreach Award Highlights: Improving Response Capabilities of Northern Nevada Emergency Management Specialists through Critical Information Access

Posted by on June 30th, 2016

Terry Henner, Head of Outreach Services at Savitt Medical Library, University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, NV, writes about activities resulting from the 2015-16 NN/LM PSR Express Outreach Award “Improving Response Capabilities of Northern Nevada Emergency Management Specialists through Critical Information Access.”

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Funding, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health



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NIH Request for Information Yields Important Public Input on the Value of NLM Products and Services

Posted by on February 1st, 2016

Dr. Barbara Rapp, Chief, Office of Planning and Analysis, summarizes the responses to the NIH RFI regarding the value of NLM products and services at NLM’s September 17, 2015, Board of Regents meeting.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, Document Delivery, Electronic Health Records, Emergency Preparedness, MedlinePlus, NLM Products, Outreach, PubMed, Technology



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NLM Funds Three New Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Projects!

Posted by on September 22nd, 2015

The National Library of Medicine has announced funding for three new disaster health information outreach and collaboration projects in 2015-2016.

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Funding, Outreach, Public Health



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Announcing the 2015-16 NN/LM PSR Express Outreach Awards!

Posted by on April 28th, 2015

NN/LM PSR announces funding for four project proposals, submitted in response to the 2015/16 Request for Proposals: Express Outreach/Training/Technology Awards. These projects will be funded for approximately $9,000 each, for a period of 12 months, beginning May 1, 2015.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness, Funding, K-12 Resources, MedlinePlus, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health, Training

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