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Oct

06

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Consumer Health Minute: Participate in Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 6th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Health Literacy Month began with Helen Osbourne, health literacy consultant, in 1999 to bring awareness of the need to create and provide health information that is understandable by patients and the general public. Healthy People 2030 updated their definition of health literacy to include both personal and organizational health literacy: Personal health literacy is the… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, News from NNLM

Oct

05

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Join us! October NNLM Region 5 Listens Session

Posted by on October 5th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

Please join us for our monthly NNLM Region 5 Listens Session on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00pm Alaska | Noon – 1:00 p.m. HST | 11:00 a.m. – Noon SST (American Samoa) | October 20, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ChST (Guam). NNLM… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, News from NNLM Region 5

Aug

09

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Communities for Immunity, a partnership to boost COVID-19 vaccine confidence

Posted by on August 9th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Visit the IMLS (Institute of Museum and Library Services) website to read the full news announcement. The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the American Library Association (ALA), and the Network… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, News from NNLM, Public Health, Public Libraries

Jul

07

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NNLM Region 5 Collection Equity Outreach Award

Posted by on July 7th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), announces the availability of funding through Collection Equity Outreach Awards to fund collection development that amplifies diverse voices writing on health/medical topics or that include a health or medical issue as an integral narrative… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, News from NNLM Region 5

Oct

15

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Red Chair Raffle for Health and Wellness

Posted by on October 15th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Learn how the Belgrade Community Library combined a fundraiser with a seasonal fitness program. We thank  Sarah Creech, Adult Services and Cataloging Librarian at Belgrade Community Library in Belgrade, MT, for providing this guest post. It’s hard to believe that it’s already been three years since the Belgrade Community Library Foundation hosted a raffle for… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, News from Network Members, Public Libraries

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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