It's Health Literacy Month:
Meet Dr. Parker!
Dr. Ruth Parker is nationally recognized for her efforts in health literacy research, education, and health policy. Listen to another classic Health Literacy Out Loud podcast as Dr. Parker talks with Helen Osborne about health literacy milestones and opportunities.Get this free resource and more information by visiting the “Share & Interact” section of the CDC Health Literacywebsite.
|Also, check out the Clear Communication Index! A research-based tool that helps you develop and assess communication materials for your intended audience.|
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.
Meet Archie Willard! Archie Willard talks with Helen Osborne about what it is like to be a struggling reader in healthcare settings.
Meet Dr. Ruth Parker Dr. Parker talks with Helen Osborne about health literacy milestones and opportunities.
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.