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Oct

16

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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

Sep

25

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ClinicalTrials.gov Updated with More Changes to Improve Usability!

Posted by on September 25th, 2017

As part of an ongoing effort to enhance the functionality of NLM’s ClinicalTrials.gov resource, NLM released the next phase of updates on September 25, 2017.

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Products, Public Health

May

25

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Health Literacy Training Mini-Award: A Collaboration Between Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library and Coconino County Public Health District

Posted by on May 25th, 2017

Claudine Taillac, Volunteer Services & Training Librarian at the Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library in northern Arizona, presents highlights of a Mini-Award project, funded by NNLM PSR, featuring an effective partnership strategy for promoting health information resources, conducted with the Coconino County Public Health Services District.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, MedlinePlus, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health, PubMed, Training

May

25

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Outreach Award Highlights: Community Health Information Resources for Seniors (CHIRS) in Nevada

Posted by on May 25th, 2017

Terry Henner, Head of Outreach Services at the Savitt Medical Library at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno presents highlights of an outreach project funded through the NNLM PSR Express Outreach Award program, with a main goal of creating a comprehensive, web-enabled clearinghouse with aggregated community and regional health and social services available to seniors.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, Outreach, Public Health

May

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Outreach Award Highlights: A Prescription for Healthy Reading in Hawaii with Resources and Learning Opportunities for Patients and their Families

Posted by on May 23rd, 2017

Hawaii State Librarian Stacey Aldrich presents highlights of an outreach project to encourage reading, library use, and healthy resources for immigrant Micronesian families in Oahu, funded by an NNLM PSR outreach subaward.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, MedlinePlus, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health

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