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Midwest Matters January 20th, 2022
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Jan

11

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Resources and Tips for Helping You and Your Patrons Make Smart New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by on January 11th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

As we move into 2022 many of us (and our patrons) have made New Year’s Resolutions. Here are some tips and resources to help everyone stay on track. Watch out for False Promises and Scams The Truth Behind Weight Loss Ads from the FTC Spot False Promises Fake Stories Online Other Fitness and Weight Loss… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Libraries

Jan

07

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NNLM Reading Club – January 2022 Selections

Posted by on January 7th, 2022 0 comments

Health misinformation is a serious threat to public health. It can cause confusion, sow mistrust, harm people’s health, and undermine public health efforts. Limiting the spread of health misinformation is a moral and civic imperative that will require a whole-of-society effort. ~  Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., Vice Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service, Surgeon General… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, General, NNLM Reading Club

Jan

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DOCLINE Users: Don’t lose your older Annual Request Reports! Act before the end of Friday, January 14th

Posted by on January 6th, 2022 0 comments

Annual “Calendar Year” Journal Request Reports are being generated and will become available mid-January 2022. To keep your 2019 data, save reports locally, as they will no longer be available via DOCLINE after January 14th, 2022. Users have access to the two (2) most recent annual reports. When a new report is generated, it replaces… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Dec

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NNLM Emergency and Disaster Resource Page: Tornado and Severe Weather

Posted by on December 13th, 2021 0 comments

We are saddened with the events of the recent devastation of widespread tornados across the USA, including Region 6. Now is a good time to look at some resources regarding tornado preparedness and response.   NNLM Emergency and Disaster Resource Page https://nnlm.gov/guides/emergency-and-disaster-resources State and Federal Resources Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Training Opportunities Obtain a Disaster… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Dec

09

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Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Plan December 2021

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

We have put together a new action plan to help you earn your CHIS in a timely fashion. We appreciate your patience as we ramped up our new five-year performance person. We have a plan in place coming in Year Two that will make acquiring your CHIS faster and easier. In the meantime, we have… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Libraries

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