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PA Forward at Penn State Harrisburg Library

Information about PA Forward Events and Literacy Topics at Penn State Harrisburg Library

What is Health Literacy?

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"We envision a Pennsylvania with active citizens able to manage their own and their family's well-being, empowered to be effective partners with their healthcare providers, and living longer, more productive lives."

Increasing Health Literacy

It is critical to overall community wellbeing that individuals understand how to seek out and use reputable health information. Making informed decisions for one's personal health is an important personal right, but often health information can be confusing or misleading. Working to understand health resources, data, and science will increase your health literacy. 

 

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