Category Archives for Organization Heros

DeafHealth

DeafHealth is the most comprehensive website devoted solely to provide clear and concise health education in American Sign Language to promote the overall wellness of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing community. Health education in ASL empowers the Deaf community with an opportunity to make informed decisions. DeafHealth works to reduce risk factors for diseases […]

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Welsh Mountain Health Centers

Welsh Mountain Health Centers is a Health Literacy Hero because our mission is to provide quality health services to the community especially those who may have barriers to care. We breakdown the communication barrier so our patients understand and feel comfortable with their treatment. www.welshmountain.org georgette dukes 717-354-4711 ext 128 gdukesmcallister@wellspan.org

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Pottsboro Area Library

About this Hero The Pottsboro Area Library received funding to launch a Permaculture community garden. This innovative project is bringing together people from across the community to work towards a common goal. Permaculture principles include organic gardening, but go far beyond that. Beyond agriculture, Permaculture also looks at many other aspects of living such as: […]

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Healthy NewsWorks

About this Hero Why HealthyNews Works is a Health Literacy Hero? The Healthy NewsWorks student media program enables elementary and middle school students to acquire writing, research, interviewing, presentation, and critical-thinking skills by working on health-related newspapers, books, and other media. They deliver accurate and engaging health news and information to thousands of young readers […]

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Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy

About this Hero A passionately committed group of volunteers from all walks of life (academia, government, private, and others) focused on improving education and awareness of health literacy and eliminating health disparities for all individuals in the state of Georgia. Hero’s Affiliations Not-for-profit organization, http://www.georgiahealthliteracy.org/ Contact Name Kara Tarantino Contact Phone 919.933.2021 x2027 Contact Email […]

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Lisa Romard NP, AE-C & KFH Program

About this Hero Throughout the many years working with the pediatric population as a nurse, I have experienced first-hand how important it is to incorporate health literacy tools when offering patient education to patients & families. Health literacy has become a focus of mine throughout the years. I am for a certified pediatric NP, and […]

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