Health Literacy Lunch and Learn

Event Information
Date
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Event Type
Continuing Education - Webinar
Event Category
Customer Service
Reference
Cost
Free of Charge, registration is required
Event Flyer
Target Audience

Open to all NJ library staff

Descriptions

Join us in honor of Health Literacy Month this October!

In this unique knowledge sharing opportunity, healthcare professionals, social service workers, and librarians will talk about their experiences providing outreach and health information to the public. Through this series, we hope to empower librarians and information professionals to help build healthier communities by improving access to resources.

Dates Topics & Presenters
10/5 Overview of Community Outreach and Patient Navigation
Hiral Shukla, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey;
Tiara Howard, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and ScreenNJ
10/12 Libraries as Community Health Partners
Ally Blumenfeld, Hoboken Public Library;
Nicole Wenzel, Burlington County Library;
Brendan McCarty, Cumberland County Library
10/19 State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Caroline Holder, Cumberland County Office on Aging
10/26 Medicaid Literacy
Evelyn Acevedo, Horizon NJ Health

 

For more information, please contact Tiara Howard, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey:
tmh186@cinj.rutgers.edu

This series is Co-Sponsored by:
Cumberland County Library, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, ScreenNJ, and LibraryLinkNJ

 

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