Working with Health Care Providers, Libraries, Schools, Community Organizations & Cooperative Extensions
Health literacy improvement requires many sectors and organizations in a community to take action and cooperate. Organizations in a community play a critical role in delivering health information and services and developing health literacy skills, no matter a person’s age, income, years of school completed, or profession. This page directs you to resources that will help you understand and work with the many different sectors that can contribute to health literate communities.
Health Care ProvidersA community’s gateway to many health services.
LibrariesHealth information and literacy services for patrons through a variety of methods.
Early Childhood & SchoolsBuilding health literacy skills to help children lead healthier lives.
Community OrganizationsCommunity resources include information, education, social support, and local health and social services.
Cooperative Extension ServiceA network of colleges and universities working with county and regional Extension offices.
- Page last reviewed: December 12, 2016
- Page last updated: December 12, 2016
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