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Health Literacy ResourcesLinks for a healthier life


Health Literacy

The purpose of this page is to give the public and our providers tools and information about health literacy. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 defines Health literacy as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.


General Information on Health Literacy


Guidelines for improving Health Literacy


Health Literacy Training Continuing Education Credits:


Free Online Health Literacy Training