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Health happens in libraries

In the past year, Americans from all walks of life turned to public libraries to learn more information about the federal health insurance marketplace. With the next open enrollment period spanning November 15, 2014 — February 15, 2015, there are more opportunities for libraries learn more about the health marketplace.…

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Health Happens in Libraries: Supporting Patron Information Needs

On November 26th, WebJunction will offer a free webinar on the Affordable Care Act. This session has limited space so please register quickly. The Health Insurance Marketplace associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) opened on October 1, 2013. Many libraries are implementing community-based strategies to address this new need…

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Barbara Stripling Releases Statement on Libraries and the Affordable Care Act

American Library Association (ALA) President Barbara Stripling issued the following statement: “The American Library Association anticipates that many Americans will turn to libraries for help in accessing enrollment information when open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace component of the Affordable Care Act begins on October 1, 2013. “Our research…