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Oct

30

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2020 National Summit on School Safety

Posted by on October 30th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

        Rising to the occasion is nothing new for school administrators and teachers. What is new — is that many of us are finally recognizing just how important and dedicated those who teach our children are and always have been. In the extraordinary times of COVID19 our K-12 school administrators, educators and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

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Give a Man a Fish…

Posted by on October 2nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

      Falling leaves, apples and pumpkins are images that come to my mind as I turn my calendar page to the new month of October. Attending agricultural and harvest fairs are some of my favorite weekend activities as I settle into the “Back to School” routine. Even though I am not a teacher… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Public Health

Sep

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International Overdose Awareness Day and National Recovery Month

Posted by on September 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

      Structure and community connection are two key elements that most individuals challenged with substance use disorder rely on to maintain their recovery. COVID-19 and the physical distancing and quarantine measures required to prevent the virus from spreading, has contributed to a spike in the number of overdoses from opioids during the last… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jul

31

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My “Externship” Experience with the UMass Medical School Library and the NNLM NER

Posted by on July 31st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The following blog post was written by Regina Agyemang, a rising junior from the Abbey Kelly Foster Charter Public School in Worcester, Massachusetts. Regina is also member of the Girls Inc. of Worcester Eureka program. Regina spent the month of July working with the staff of the UMass Medical School Library and the NNLM NER…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources

Jul

01

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Food Literacy at the Worcester Public Library Through Nutrition Education & Healthy Cooking Classes

Posted by on July 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The following blog post was written by Dot Sachs, Public Services Librarian at the Worcester, Massachusetts Public Library. The Worcester Public Library is one of the NER’s Year 5 funded grant awardees.  The Worcester Public Library was awarded an Outreach grant in April 2020 from the NNLM/NER to provide patrons with tools to learn how… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project

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