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VCU Libraries is online and in person: VCU Libraries COVID-19 response

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VCU Medical Center Health and Wellness Library supports community quality of life through extensive programming

July 15, 2020

The VCU Medical Center Health and Wellness Library creates and contributes to programming that brings the latest, most accurate health information and guidance to the public, including patients and their families and friends, to help them make the best possible health decisions. Topics range from reducing stress or quitting smoking to finding accurate, up-to-date COVID-19 guidelines.

These programs are an integral part of VCU’s commitment to health care, preventive medicine and limiting the spread of illness, a commitment that's only grown because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 201920 programs included:

Events

  • Tai-Chi Program, July 25, 2019
  • Summer Discovery Camp, July 30, 2019
  • CPR Anytime: Financial Health Literacy, Aug. 6, 2019
  • Senior Navigator Program, Aug. 15, 2019
  • Real Stories from the Virginia Poison Center, Sept. 5, 2019
  • Graphic Medicine Program, Sept. 10, 2019
  • Graphic Medicine: A Comics and Health Care Workshop, Sept. 12, 2019
  • Stroke Awareness and Prevention, Sept. 16, 2019
  • LGBTQ+ Health: Information Resources for Patients and Providers, Sept. 24, 2019
  • Free Blood Pressure Screenings, Oct. 16, 2019
  • Eating Healthy with the American Heart Association, Oct. 22, 2019
  • Health Literacy Table, Oct. 29 and 30, 2019
  • Lunch with VCU Health Arts in Healthcare, Nov. 7, 2019
  • Say Yes to Less Stress: Holiday Health, Nov. 11, 2019
  • Real Life Film Series: Doctors’ Diaries, Nov. 12, 2019
  • Tobacco: Quit Now Virginia, Nov. 14, 2019
  • Gratitude Journaling: A Practice in Positivity, Nov. 19, 2019
  • CPR Anytime, Feb. 13, 2020
  • Finding Consumer Health Rare Disease Information, Feb. 28, 2020
  • Coping Through COVID-19: Mental Health Resources and Guided Stress Relief, May 15, 2020
  • Guided Stress Relief Meditation Sessions, Wednesdays and Fridays all year, 2020

Outreach Partnerships

  • VCU Wellness Fair Table, Aug. 28, 2019
  • East End Health Hub Workshop Senior Navigator Financial Health Literacy, Oct. 8, 2019
  • East End Health Hub Workshop: Tobacco Cessation, Nov. 6, 2019
  • Consumer Health Workshop for La Casa de la Salud, Nov. 14, 2019
  • VCU Heart Matters Conference, Nov. 22, 2019
  • East End Health Hub Workshop Senior Navigator, Dec. 5, 2019
  • La Casa de La Salud Workshop: Finding Consumer Health Information in the Spanish Language, March 4, 2020
  • Chesterfield County Public Library Program: COVID-19 Information
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