Health Happens in Libraries

  • Continuing the Conversation: Free Webinars and Other ACA Resources

    Please read on for recent resources to support your library’s efforts to connect patrons with Affordable Care Act and other health information needs!

    Registration is now open for the May 28 webinar from the Health Happens in Libraries team f...

  • Looking Beyond Open Enrollment: Libraries and the Health Insurance Marketplace

    The initial open enrollment period for the health insurance marketplace established as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is at an end, but the assessment of lessons learned is just beginning for many library and community partner organizations en...

  • Webinar Archive and Roadmap to Better Care

    As the first enrollment period comes to a close, we'll continue to share resources for ongoing efforts.

  • Join us at PLA!

    For those of you planning to attend this week’s Public Library Association Conference, please join Health Happens in Libraries project staff on Saturday, March 15, at 9:15 AM in room 236 of the Indianapolis Convention Center, for a "ConverStatio...

  • Resources to Support Open Enrollment through March 2014

    As we approach March and the final month of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance marketplaces, there are many excellent resources to help you, your patrons, and your partners remain informed about accessing new healthcar...

  • Just What the Doctor Ordered: Medical Libraries and Public Libraries Reinforcing Community Health

    When I think of a medical library, I'm taken back to my undergraduate days studying medical history and ethics. Navigating the labyrinth-like halls of the health sciences building adjacent to the university hospital, I'd make my way to the library an...

  • Continued Resource Sharing for Open Enrollment

    The current enrollment period for individuals seeking health care coverage in the health insurance marketplace is still open! There are many resources to support organizations and individuals in obtaining the information they need about this componen...

  • New Resources for the New Year

    As we enter 2014, individuals continue to learn about new health insurance options available to them as part of the Affordable Care Act. Read on for resources to support libraries as they develop their own priorities for responding to patron inquirie...

  • Health Literacy Happens at Miami Public Library

    Miami Public Library (MPL) serves over 13,000 residents in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, and works to enhance the quality of life in the community by promoting the joy of reading, providing lifelong learning, and facilitating digital inclusion. Providing ...

  • Putting the "e" in eHealth

    Technology is a central feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Individuals and families are encouraged to utilize the online health insurance marketplace to apply for coverage, assess options, and enroll. This assumes a level of familiarity with a...

Check out the following posts for resource updates sent through our project distribution list as well as stories of libraries working to support the Affordable Care Act.