Individuals Empowered to Manage Health at Wilkes County Public Library
Wilkes County Public Library and partners at the Wilkes County Health Department brought a six-week workshop to community members, focused on chronic disease self-management. This “Better Choices, Better Health Workshop” was taught by certified instructors from the health department, based on curriculum developed at Stanford University. The initial six-week program occurred in June and July 2015, and 10 participants completed each of the six sessions.
Educating community members through this program supported the library’s vision of being seen as an accessible resource for reliable health information and support, particularly for community members who may not have access to... Read more