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Self-Learning Source: COVID-19 Vaccines

Posted by on January 14th, 2021 Posted in: Health Literacy, Training & Education
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Are you a life-long learner? Learning something new can help stimulate our brains and re-energize us. Learning more about the science behind our health can help us become more engaged in our health, can help us better understand health news stories, and be more informed health consumers.

Each month for 2021, this blog will feature a new education tool or resource to learn something new, especially regarding our health. This first post will focus on vaccines, specifically COVID-19 vaccines. You or your patrons may have questions about these vaccines and what better way to know more about them than to learn why vaccines are important and how they are developed.

The CDC specifically addresses COVID-19 vaccines including who gets priority to receive the vaccine, what to expect when getting vaccinated, and the benefits of being vaccinated. One nice feature is the section titled, “Understanding How COVID-19 Vaccines Work” including information about the types of COVID-19 vaccines.

For additional information about COVID-19 vaccines, visit the MedlinePlus health topic page, “COVID-19 Vaccines” which includes links to information in Spanish as well as information in video format.

Both the CDC and MedlinePlus are trusted sources of information as they are diligent about providing accurate, authoritative and current information.

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Carolyn Martin is the Consumer Health Coordinator for the NNLM Pacific Northwest Region. She works with various libraries and community organizations to increase health literacy in their communities.

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Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

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