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Press Release

Media Advisory: Open House Celebration for New Consumer Health Library

For Release: September 26, 2003
Contact: Sally Chu, 925-370-5530

Archive This press release is from 2003 and may contain information that is no longer accurate. Please view our current press releases for 2014 items.


What

Contra Costa County residents are invited to attend the open house celebration of the new and exciting Consumer Health Library.

The Consumer Health Library will have easy-to-read health-related books, pamphlets, handouts and videotapes.

Users will have access to the MedlinePlus database, which contains information on health topics, drugs, current health news, and directories of health related services.

Health information in Spanish will also be offered.

Medical library staff and trained volunteers will teach consumers to use the computers in searching for health information.

When

The grand opening will be held September 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where

The Consumer Health Library is located at:

The Family Practice Center, Building 2
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
2500 Alhambra Ave, Martinez

Who

The Consumer Health Library is open to patients and general public free of charge.

The Consumer Health Library is operated by Contra Costa Health Services and made possible by a grant from the National Library of Medicine and a grant from Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Auxiliary.


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