October is Health Literacy Month

October is Health Literacy Month In the middle of a global pandemic, it is so important to understand health information and be able to access health services when you need them. Health literacy is the ability to understand and use information about health. Health literacy is an essential skill. If you are looking to increase your health literacy or you want to talk with someone else about their health, take a minute to look at the resources listed on our Health and Nutrition page.

International Literacy Day

September 8th is International Literacy Day. The theme this year is teaching and learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. For many people with low literacy skills, Covid-19 has made life even more difficult. Low literacy skills limit someone’s access to critical health and prevention information. It makes access to support services, education, health care, as well as work and employment opportunities even more challenging. This year, on September 8th, join us in thinking about how to better support those people with low literacy skills in our community. Take time to talk to someone you know about Covid-19. Ask them how the …

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