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National Rural Health Day, Thursday, November 17

Posted by on November 16th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Since 2010, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health has celebrated National Rural Health Day on the third Thursday in November. It is a time to recognize the “power of rural” and highlight the work being done to reduce health care disparities in rural communities. This year’s theme is, “Advancing Behavioral Health Equity… Read More »

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Nov

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A Time to Reflect on Native American Heritage

Posted by on November 14th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

November is Native American Heritage Month. As the National Congress of American Indians notes, it’s not only an occasion for all of us to celebrate the diverse cultures, traditions, histories, and important contributions of American Indians. It is also a fitting time to educate each other about tribes, raise awareness of the challenges American Indians… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Public Libraries, Resource Sharing

Nov

10

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Resources on RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections) for Library Patrons

Posted by on November 10th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

You and your library patrons are probably hearing and reading about an increase in RSV cases. We have put together some resources to help you and your patrons better understand and prevent the spread of RSV. Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus. It usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. But it can… Read More »

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Aug

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Monkeypox Resources

Posted by on August 5th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

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 »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, Resource Sharing

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Pride Week 5: Showing You Care

Posted by on June 29th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

The resources shared via these posts for Pride Month touch upon only a small portion of the health information needs and concerns of LGBTQIA+ people and the providers who care for them. A lack of research exists in these populations in part because LGBTQIA+ persons might not be out to their health care providers for… Read More »

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