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Sep

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September is Health Aging Month

Posted by on September 9th, 2021 0 comments

Each September we recognize Healthy Aging Month as a time to focus national attention on the health and well-being of older adults. Use our easy-to-understand MyHealthfinder resource to encourage adults to protect their health as they grow older. If you’re interested in national efforts to improve health for older adults, check out the Healthy People 2030 Older Adults… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health

Aug

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted by on August 10th, 2021 0 comments

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the efforts to protect those of all ages against vaccine-preventable diseases through on-time vaccination. This year’s theme is Get Back on Track with Routine Vaccines, aiming to educate and raise awareness about the importance of getting caught up on routine vaccinations. Use NIAM as… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, General, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jul

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Applications being accepted for the new Partner Outreach Program (POP) for 2021-2026

Posted by on July 1st, 2021 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 6 office is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the new Partner Outreach Program (POP) for 2021-2026 from Network members in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. History of the Program As the previous NNLM Greater Midwest… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, From the GMR, News from the Region, Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries, Partner Outreach Libraries, Public Health, Public Libraries

Jun

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Region 6 Call for Applications 2021-2022

Posted by on June 25th, 2021 0 comments

Background The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public’s health by providing U.S. researchers, health professionals, public health workforce, educators, and the public with equal access to biomedical and health information resources and data. The NNLM’s main goals are to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data Science, From the GMR, Funding, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries

Mar

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Test the Waters Family Exploration Kit

Posted by on March 5th, 2021 0 comments

In partnership with Cornerstones of Science and the NIH All of Us Research Program, the Network of the National Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is offering an exciting new citizen science resource to public libraries. The Test the Waters Family Exploration Kit is a fun, accessible, loanable kit which includes four family friendly activities, and all the instructions and materials needed (audio… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries, Resource Sharing

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