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Region 5: AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States

Oct

15

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“A healthy attitude is contagious, but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.” – Tom Stoppard

Posted by on October 15th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Let’s be carriers and create messages with book spines that can inspire others. In honor of National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month NNLM is hosting a book spine poetry contest. All participants will be entered into a lottery to receive a free copy of each of the books selected from the NNLM Reading… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Health Literacy, News from NNLM Region 5


Oct

15

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Health Literacy Month: Community Health Literacy

Posted by on October 15th, 2021 0 comments

Today for Health Literacy Month, we are looking at community health literacy. What is meant by community health literacy?  According to a policy statement from the American Public Health Association, “An individual’s health literacy level is influenced by his or her language, ability to communicate clearly and listen carefully, age, socioeconomic status, cultural background, past… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Health Literacy


Oct

12

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Coming Soon! October NNLM Region 5 Listens Session

Posted by on October 12th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Please join us for our monthly NNLM Region 5 Listens Session on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time | 2:00 p.m. Alaska | Noon HST | 11:00 a.m. SST (American Samoa) | October 20, 8:00 a.m. ChST (Guam) for a one hour Listens Session. NNLM Region 5 serves organizations in Alaska, California,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, News from NNLM Region 5


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