Gearing Up for Health Literacy Month:
Meet the Doaks!
Cecelia and Leonard Doak, were a husband and wife team who, for over 30 years, helped lead the way to health literacy. Listen to a classic Health Literacy Out Loud podcast, as they talk with Helen Osborne about the past, present, and future of health literacy.
Get this free resource and more information by visiting the “Share & Interact” section of the CDC Health Literacy website.
Share and Interact
Health Literacy Blog
The web site includes a blog to generate and continue discussions that will help all of us. The blog is one way to share ideas about what you would like to see CDC and other public health agencies do to improve health literacy.
Tell Others About Health Literacy
Suggestions and resources to help you communicate key points about health literacy to colleagues, staff, leadership and the community.
Share Your Materials With Others
CDC welcomes your contributions to this web site. If you have materials you would like considered for posting on this web site, please email them to us. Please refer to the selection policy[44 KB, 2 pages] for this site before sending your materials.
Health Literacy Month Observance
Meet the Doaks! Cecelia and Leonard Doak talk with Helen Osborne about the past, present, and future of health literacy.
Health Literacy Month Handbook: The Event Planning Guide for Health Literacy Advocates. This handbook will help you create, plan, run, and evaluate Health Literacy Month events.