Perspective: To Assess or Not to Assess? That Is the Question

One of the most commonly asked questions at health literacy training sessions is, “How can I tell if my patient has low health literacy?” The question of assessing health literacy, at the individual or population level, is often discussed on message boards and at...

Communicating About COVID-19

In Pennsylvania and across the world, cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by a new coronavirus, are growing. We must keep health literacy in mind as we communicate vital public health information and try to manage the spread of the virus. If you are developing...

What’s New in 2020

Pennsylvania Health Literacy Coalition (PAHLC) members, you might have noticed that our health literacy blog has been in a hibernation for a little while. The PAHLC team has been working behind the scenes to deliver training and workshops, host events, and provide...