Healthy Libraries

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Health & Fitness

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Program Description

Event Description

The Healthy Libraries Program (HeLP)consists of students who are currently training in the fields of social work, public health, library science, and nursing, who are available at the library to provide blood pressure screenings, and to answer questions and provide reliable, evidence based information on a wide variety of health topics such as heart disease, diabetes, understanding medications and much more. Students are also available to direct patrons to community resources, help fill out paperwork for social services, find housing, and assist with finding a healthcare provider and scheduling appointments.