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Title Summary Project Period
Health Information Partnerships for Brooklyn

Brooklyn Public Library BPL will develop and implement a 5-month project of expert-led health information programs targeted to vulnerable populations with identified health challenges. Addressing known social determinants of health specific to Brooklyns varied communities, the programs will address the topic areas of: 88tal Health, 102, Health Insurance and Access to Care Navigation, Nutrition, and Positive Aging.

December 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
M-SEARCH BYOD Project Mobile Systems Education and Resources for Consumer Health Bring Your Own Device

The proposed initiative, MSEARCH BYOD, will provide trainings for patrons and staff members at three Baker-Ripley Neighbor Center senior locations. NNLM resources that will be used in the training are, The National Institute on Aging, and NIHs Go4Life websites. Participants will be asked to bring their personal smartphone or mobile tablet devices if available to the trainings. Participants who cannot bring a mobile device to the training will be provided a mobile tablet device for use during each class.

May 1, 2019 - April 30, 2021
BGH Connect

Black Girl Health Foundations BGH Connect is a digital campaign that includes upgrading the Black Girl Health BGH Membership Portal to include new content, and a social media marketing campaign designed to attract two hundred 200 new 92 in Designated Market Areas DMAs and 98 cores with high populations of African Americans; these shall encompass metropolitan Delaware Wilmington and Dover, New Jersey East Orange, Newark, and Trenton, New York Hempstead, New York, and Mount Vernon, and Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and the Capitol Region Harrisburg.

June 9, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Data visualization with Excel: A hands-on internship from the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Library

Through the Data visualization with Excel internship, the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Library HSL will host a Data Visualization Intern to further the work of NNLM RD3: Resources for Data-Driven Discovery. In alignment with the National Library of Medicines three strategic goals for 2017-2027, the Data Visualization Internship will create a robust training experience as one step toward the goal of cultivating a diverse data science workforce, enhancing information delivery, and promoting data literacy.

October 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Pop The Question - 88 Take The Wheel

"Pop the Question - 88 Take The Wheel is an expansion of Black Girl Healths BGH 4-year national 101 prevention campaign. This two 2 month digital campaign features a social influencer video and infographics that convey important messaging through entertainment, comedy, and a conversational tone to promote PrEP/PEP and empower Black men to feel more comfortable "popping the question of getting tested to their partner.

July 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Improving Health Literacy Awareness with Mobile Technology

The Fraser Resource Center and Health Sciences Library project plan is to use mobile technology to bring health literacy awareness to the community of Hall County. The goal of this project is to promote health literacy resources and Research Program with the aid of mobile tablets. This proposal is requesting funds to purchase mobile devices tablets enabling medical librarians to further engage with the Northeast Georgia Health System NGHS community through specific outreach initiatives with the Hall County Public Library System.

August 27, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Health Literacy and Privacy in a Pandemic World

This project will provide quality virtual information related to health and wellness privacy and literacy that librarians can use to better serve their communities. We will present this information as a series of four webinars for public library workers. We will also create high-quality informational resources which will form part of the webinar content but will also be designed to be shared on library social media at other times. Authoritative information about health and wellness privacy is both timely and in-demand.

January 4, 2021 - April 30, 2021
Kadlec Community Resource Desk

The Kadlec Community Resource Desk KCRD assists individuals and families who are in need of support to get connected to resources in their community, specifically as it relates to Social Determinants of Health. This free and confidential service is open to everyone. There will be two Kadlec Community Resource Desks, the primary desk will be located within the Kadlec Neurological Resource Center KNRC Library within the Kadlec Healthplex. When hospital visitor restrictions are lifted due to COVID19, we will add a second KCRD location at Kadlec Hospital.

October 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Graphic Arts and Storytelling to Promote ART Initiation and Adherence Among Adolescents and Young 88 Living with HIV

The proposed project will expand on the success of previous initiatives to use community informed, culturally tailored original artwork and stories to promote ART initiation and adherence among adolescents and young 88 who are living with HIV. The project will utilize multiple focus groups that were held with adolescents and young 88 who are living with HIV to create 8 unique episodes of a story about an HIV support group. The characters in the group will be racially and ethnically diverse, and will represent a variety of HIV stories e.g.

December 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Virtual Health and Wellness Classes

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on every aspect of life in the United States and across the world. The disruptions are far-reaching and have required major adjustments in our lives. And yet, our experiences over centuries remind us that people living in this country are resilient and capable of overcoming what appear to be insurmountable obstacles. Maintaining a sense of normalcy in turbulent times has been a critically important survival strategy.

January 18, 2021 - April 30, 2021
Improving 88tal Health Literacy in 95 Northeastern Washington

This project will improve mental health literacy and increase access to National Library of Medicine NLM resources on mental illness for adolescents and 88 in 95 Northeast Washington. This project will utilize the NLM Graphic Medicine and 88tal Health curriculum and creative, reflective journaling workshops to promote self-care and reflection alongside education and access to NLM resources.

September 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
BE WELL at NPL: Advancing Health Literacy in Nashville 2020-2021

BE WELL at NPL advances health literacy in the Nashville/Davidson County community by providing access and outreach to free wellness programs and health resources through the trusted space of the Nashville Public Library system. BE WELL addresses local health inequities by prioritizing resources and activities in NPL branches whose neighborhoods have higher rates of chronic disease and less access to healthy living opportunities.

June 12, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Playtime Yoga Time

The Playtime Yoga Time program will be presented weekly from September 2020 through April 2021 less three holiday weeks and will be aimed toward 86 ages 3-8 though appropriate for any age. By creating a weekly series of classes 86 will develop a healthy habit of improving the body and mind. Based in the classical study of yoga, the Playoga classes use tools and activities to help 86 focus their minds and bodies all while having fun. Each class includes a question of the day to end the class.

October 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Green Thumbs In Your Community

Black Girls with Green Thumbs promotes health literacy in a way that is culturally competent and accessible, meeting community members where they are, online and within their neighborhoods, and inviting them to new experiences like home gardening or health-inspired getaways. The proposed Green Thumbs In Your Community project will build a community of individuals, families and community institutions like public libraries that utilize gardening as a tool for nutrition education and positive health outcomes.

June 19, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Puerto Rican Cultural Center PRCC Health Education Project

The PRCC, in collaboration with health and human community-based organizations, faith-based groups, and AoU partners, including the IL Precision Medicine Consortium and NNLM, proposes to develop and implement culturally, linguistically- and health literacy-appropriate community outreach and education programs targeting Latino families, the elderly, 91, the disability community, and other vulnerable populations.

January 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021
Hancock County, Maine: Healthy Acadia NNLM Outreach and Community Engagement Project - 2020-2021

Through the proposed project, Healthy Acadia will work across Hancock County, Maine to plan and conduct community engagement activities, centered on increasing access to and awareness of National Library of Medicine NLM resources. A primary focus of our work will be to increase health literacy for the 125 through partnerships with public libraries, including recruiting local librarians to provide community workshops and one-on-one tutorials to increase knowledge and use of NLM online resources.

May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Washington County, Maine: Healthy Acadia NNLM Outreach and Community Engagement Project 2020-2021

Through the proposed project, Healthy Acadia will work across Washington County, Maine to plan and conduct community engagement activities, centered on increasing access to and awareness of National Library of Medicine NLM resources. A primary focus of our work will be to increase health literacy for the 125 through partnerships with public libraries, including recruiting local librarians to provide community workshops and one-on-one tutorials to increase knowledge and use of NLM online resources.

May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
The San Francisco Bay Areas Response to the AIDS Epidemic: Digitizing and Providing Universal Access to Historical AIDS Records

The Archives and Special Collections Archives department of the University of California, San Francisco UCSF Library, seeks a support from the NNLM to digitize approximately 43,000-45,000 pages from 15 archival collections related to the early days of the AIDS epidemic in the San Francisco Bay Area and make them widely accessible to the public on the Internet. This new digital collection will address the gaps that exist in relation to materials chronicling the experience and struggles of communities of color and marginalized communities in the early days of the AIDS epidemic.

September 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
NNLM Wash & Learn National Model Year 2

Through various partnerships with local libraries and national organizations, including the Institute of Museum and Library Services IMLS and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine NNLM, Libraries Without Borders LWB has rapidly scaled its Wash and Learn Initiative WALI, which delivers library services and programs in laundromats.

September 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Peer Leadership Preventing Violence in Greater Boston

Health Resources in Action HRiA seeks funding to support violence prevention in Greater Boston through youth peer leadership. We aim to train up to ten high school aged youth peer leaders in violence prevention and how to find information to support the prevention and response to violence using HRiAs Peer Leadership Preventing Violence Curriculum and using resources from the National Library of Medicine such as MedlinePlus.

May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Increasing Health Literacy in Low-Income Communities through Community Doula Services

The AMAR Community-Based Doula Program is a program of The 86s Home Society of New Jersey in Trenton, New Jersey. AMAR is grounded in the HealthConnect One HC1 evidence-based community doula curriculum and advised by a team of New Jersey medical providers. AMAR offers at least four prenatal visits and four postpartum visits for each mother enrolled in the program. The AMAR program serves 75 pregnant and postpartum 92, doulas and doula trainees per year.

July 21, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Taking Effective Action TEA Healthy Sound Bites

Taking Effective Action, Incorporated TEA is applying for the Health Information Outreach Award grant to advance and support equal access to biomedical information and improve individual access to information on the Research Program among minority and underserved faith-based populations in parts of the Southeastern /Atlantic Region SEA; Washington, District of Columbia DC, Maryland; Virginia, and North Carolina. TEA will produce a podcast series, a web resource page, and a blog series on precision medicine MedlinePlus and an research program overview, PubMed.

January 18, 2021 - April 30, 2021
Health-Info-Equity: Delivering Accurate Information in Southern New Jersey AHEC Communities

Project Health-Info-Equity will provide AHEC Scholar learning activities and take-away outreach consumer health materials to help them understand what is health information literacy. This will provide them with skills they can use to educate their current and future primary care patients about simple and consistent ways that online information can be assessed for accuracy, potential biases, and intention.

January 14, 2021 - April 30, 2021
Expanding Telehealth Services at WCCHC School-Based Health Clinics

Telehealth is rapidly emerging as the standard of care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth not only offers a safer alternative to in-person services for both patients and providers, but also reduces barrier to access of appropriate medical, behavioral health, and health education services, particularly in low income, 95 areas. Many of the youth in the communities served by WCCHC cannot sufficiently access telehealth services for a variety of reasons.

September 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Improving Provider Knowledge of HPV to Reduce Cancer on Nantucket & Marthas Vineyard

Human papillomavirus HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the USA. Over 90% of cervical and anal cancers and 75% of oropharyngeal cancer are caused by persistent HPV infection. These infections, and the resultant cancers, can be prevented with vaccination. However, the islands of Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket lag far behind the Massachusetts average in their HPV vaccination rates.

May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Expanding Health Information Services in a 95 Telehealth Outreach Program.

This proposal reflects a partnership between the Savitt Medical Library of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and the Office of Statewide Initiatives, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. The overarching aim of this proposal, Expanding Health Information Services in a 95 Telehealth Outreach Program, is to make clinically important patient care information presented in teleheath videoclinics more widely accessible and to improve the ability of participating clinicians to engage with the archived content.

May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Empowering High Schoolers to Pursue Public Health Research in Mansfield, Ohio

Students from Mansfield Senior High School will be guided by 131s and librarians to create original public health research projects over the course of the 2020-2021 school year. They will attend 4 workshops on how to research a local public health topic based on the current issues in the community. Participating students will end the school year by presenting a poster and oral presentation to community stakeholders including the Health Commissioner, County Commissioners, Directors of various local health and social service agencies, local business owners and community organizers.

May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
92 and Self-Care

This project will provide the 92 in our community the opportunity to become educated on the importance of taking care of themselves in a variety of different ways that include physical health, mental health, emotional health, and safety. The project will include a NLM Traveling Exhibit on Domestic Abuse and a personal safety course offered by local experts. A self-care fair for female youth and 88 that will have different booths that addresses all the aspects of self-care such as skin care, diet, exercise, mental health, support groups, beauty, fashion, hobbies/interests, etc.

October 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
88tal Health and Well-Being Resources in North Country Libraries

The 88tal Health and Well-Being Resources project is designed to increase health literacy and mental health awareness in the North Country Library System, a mostly 95 geographic area that consists of four counties in northern New York. The project has two components. The first component consists of increasing the amount of mental health training and resources for library staff and patrons by purchasing online Homeless Librarian training, hosting an Effective Skills for Emotional Wellness training and adding mental health ebooks and audio-books to the NCLS Overdrive collection.

June 12, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Dental Health Access for Vulnerable Immigrants

The Health Access Program at Nationalities Service Center assists vulnerable refugee and immigrant clients to gain crucial knowledge for their health and to access needed healthcare services. Health Access staff will develop and implement an oral health curriculum for refugees and immigrants and translate necessary materials for implementation into several languages to further support the community. Translated materials will be submitted to the NLM site, HealthReach at the end of the project.

June 15, 2020 - April 30, 2021
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