Health Literacy Basics
Discover why health literacy skills are so important.
Health literacy can help us find, understand, and use health information to prevent health problems and protect our health.
Learn how what people know and what they do with what they know has a major impact on their overall health.
Talking Points About Health Literacy
Read what senior leaders are saying about health literacy
Get health literacy web resources of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Institute of Medicine, and international organizations.
Tell Others About Health Literacy
“First, we will combat misinformation with clear communication….”
Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, Surgeon General
Read what senior leaders say about health literacy and the need to act.