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The Humana Foundation and Libraries for the Future Launch Health Literacy Pilot in Atlanta
Date:9/12/2007

s critical problem, we hope to positively impact the health of the Atlanta community."

In addition to health information, the Wellness Information Zones will provide links to local resources, such as health facilities and government programs. For those who access information in the libraries, trained and certified librarians will provide individual support. Humana associate volunteers -- called Health Information Guides -- will help residents at Genesis A New Life search for needed information.

"This program seeks to improve the connection between people, their communities, and health information, thereby significantly raising the health status of people and communities," said Bruce Astrein, executive director of Libraries for the Future. "As trusted community centers with skilled information experts, libraries are perfect places for this unique hands-on program."

Drawing upon the experience of the Atlanta pilot program, The Humana Foundation and Libraries for the Future plan to expand the initiative to Cincinnati and Houston later this year, and to five additional cities in 2008.

About The Humana Foundation

The Humana Foundation was established in 1981 as the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc., one of the nation's leading health benefits companies. A private foundation located in Louisville, Kentucky -- the site of Humana's corporate headquarters -- The Humana Foundation supports and nurtures charitable activities that promote healthy lives and healthy communities.

About Libraries for the Future

Libraries for the Future (LFF) is a national nonprofit organization that supports innovation and investment in America's libraries. Since 1992, LFF has helped public libraries respond creatively to the changing needs and opportunities of their communities. From 2004-2007, LFF operated as the program arm of Americans for Libraries Council (ALC). Today, the newly- reorganized LFF operates programs in more than 220 libraries in 27 states
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