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The Monkeypox Information Outreach Award will provide funding to organizations for the purpose of providing communities most at risk for monkeypox with high quality information about monkeypox. The award is intended to increase health equity through outreach and engagement in Region 6. The Period of Performance is December 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023, and the Application Deadline is October… Read More »
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NNLM National Virtual Health Misinformation Symposium Save the Dates! March 28-31, 2023 This free virtual symposium will explore both the research behind health misinformation movements and provide practical and evidence-based solutions to support librarians, health educators, and direct care providers in combating the spread of all types of health misinformation. Topics may include the types… Read More »
Health information professionals are encouraged to take advantage Medical Library Association (MLA) webinars, which the Region 6 office sponsors at institutions across the Region. Participation in these webinars at sponsored sites is free! The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 6 will sponsor up to ten (10) institutional registrations for MLA webinars… Read More »
In the Fall of 2021, an exciting partnership with the Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) and Trinity Health Saint Mary’s Family Medicine Residency Program began as a result of the funds from an NNLM Public Library Collaboration Grant. The series was called Seniors Be Well held once a month in the auditorium of the Main… Read More »
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Monkeypox Resources Want to find more information about monkeypox? MedlinePlus has information on monkeypox written for members of the public. Information on MedlinePlus can be freely distributed and shared. MedlinePlus has high quality health information, in both English and Spanish, that is easy to understand and free of advertising. StatPearls has information on monkeypox written for clinicians and… Read More »