Library Outreach Brings Health Information to the Community: May Events by Ruth Smith

Since 2001, over eight thousand citizens from Southeastern Virginia have attended EVMS Brickell Library outreach events at a variety of venues, including public libraries, senior centers, health fairs, employee benefit sessions, public schools and the EVMS campus. These informative events provide the region’s non-health science librarians, the general public and government leaders with free training on how to access health information. Programs scheduled for May include:

Partrea Midrise Health Fair Day 2012
May 4, 2012

150 attendees will have the opportunity to visit the EVMS Brickell Library booth and learn how to access consumer health diabetes information via the consumer health link found on the Brickell Library homepage.

Norfolk Senior Olympics
May 9, 2012

150-200 attendees will have the opportunity to visit the Brickell Library booth and learn how to access consumer health diabetes information via the consumer health link found on the EVMS Brickell Library homepage.

Virginia Beach Health and Human Services Adult Services Unit
May 14, 2012

16 members of the Adult Services Unit will attend EVMS CARES: Consumer Health Information at Your Fingertips! They will learn how to access quality consumer health information via the EVMS Brickell Library.

To set up a training session at no cost to you or your organization, contact Ruth Smith, Outreach Services Coordinator, at smithrm@evms.edu or phone (757) 446-5849

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