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Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the disparities of underserved, minority, and underrepresented communities. This includes understanding of accurate health information, education in hard hit communities, and understanding the importance of inclusion in clinical research to overcome COVID-19. The NNLM Virtual Symposium would be an opportunity to engage with all NNLM Network Members to address misinformation and mistrust, raise awareness about the pandemic, and efforts to combat it. The symposium will be an opportunity to understand COVID-19 and share strategies and programs to help Network Members engage with these communities.

After attending the symposium, participants will be able to:
* Identify key issues that impact medically underserved populations in accessing accurate health information related to COVID-19 and vaccines.
* Apply case studies of presenters and panelists to reproduce activities in their own communities
* Design an outreach and education program to the specific populations they serve

Thursday, April 8, 2021 to Friday, April 9, 2021
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Region/Office: National
Apr 8, 2021 to Apr 9, 2021
12:00PM - 5:00PM ET
Tony Nguyen, MLIS, AHIP, Executive Director

In this series of webinars, NNLM will host a guest speaker to discuss a health information topic relevant to the public health workforce. Held on the second Wednesday of every other month at 2:00pm EST, these 45 minute sessions aim to provide the public health workforce with new resources, skills to locate high quality health information or knowledge of health information topics.