Health literacy is a key component of improving health and fostering a trusting relationship with healthcare professionals. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) defines personal health literacy as “the degree to which individuals have the ability to find, understand, and use information and services to inform health-related decisions and actions for themselves and others.” Every [...]
March 26, 2018 – Today, US Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, met with local community leaders including the Center’s Executive Director, Trina Thompson, at Greater Johnstown Elementary School. The Tribune-Democrat is covering the story here. To learn more about how education affects our health, see what the American Public Health Association says.