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Jan

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February 2023 Speaker Spotlight Series Lineup

Posted by on January 17th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

Sources of Airborne PCBs in Schools February 8, 2023 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST Register Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) are a set of human-made chemicals that are found in the environment worldwide. More than 2 billion pounds of PCBs were purposely manufactured in the United States and sold by Monsanto under the trade name Aroclor…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Public Health

Oct

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Updated Guide for Public Libraries on Health Resources and More!

Posted by on October 20th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

We are pleased to announce that the updated and newly revised Public Libraries Guide on the NNLM website is now live. The information in this guide provides public libraries with resources and information helpful to their patrons related to health information. The guide includes content on a variety of topics such as: Getting Started Evaluating Health Information… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Dec

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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

Sep

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Stand Up for Health, successful preconference at the Association of Rural and Small Libraries

Posted by on September 19th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

On September 12 over 70 library staff members from across the US, including as far as Hawaii gathered for a full day preconference of Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness for Your Community at the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) in Springfield, IL. The day is divided into four sections: introduction to… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Aug

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Wash and Learn Promotes Health Literacy

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Greater Midwest Region of the National Library of Medicine awarded a health information outreach award to Libraries Without Borders (LWB), a non-profit organization “striving to invent the 21st century library so that regardless of circumstances, people throughout the world can live with dignity and have the opportunity to thrive through access to information, education and culture.” Allister… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Funding, Public Libraries

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