Blog articles tagged with: literacy

Enhanced Cultural and Linguistic Services Standards: Not Just Language Anymore

June 2, 2016

After a decade of use, the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (CLAS) standards have been updated and revised. The new standards are about more than language and communication!

Communication about Threats: Keep it Simple, Visual, and Specific

November 5, 2015

Three helpful tips from a communications expert on how to best convey key messages about public health threats and preparedness.

What You Can Do to Support Health Literacy

July 6, 2015

Even the most mundane health information can have long-lasting consequences, both positive and negative. At its best, health information informs, inspires, and builds a foundation for healthier decisions and actions. And at its worst, it misleads, confuses, degrades, or even kills.