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Northport VA Medical Center

 

Health Education

Our library is staffed by two Librarians and a Patient Health Education Coordinator. There is comfortable seating and a private reading area.

  • Do you have time between appointments and need a place to rest?
  • Do you have medical questions about your diagnosis or medication?
  • Do you have questions about the Department of Veterans Affairs?
  • Would you like to hear about our recommended medical websites?
  • Would you like help with signing on to My HealtheVet for your medical records?
  • Go to MedlinePlus Health News. Press announcements and health news articles and videos.

For answers to the questions above and any other medical questions, contact the Northport Medical Library.


Mini Med School - Our Patient Health Education Coordinator, Terry Laberdee, works with clinical staff to arrange classes on various health topics. They are scheduled on Thursday afternoons at 1:30pm in the new Library Conference Room.

My HealtheVet - After registering with My HeatheVet, you will be able to:
  • refill prescriptions
  • keep personal food and activity journals
  • monitor your personal health data and maintain your own self-entered personal health record

Contact

Northport Medical Library
Mary Lou Glazer, Chief
Building 12
631-261-4400 Ext. 2966 or 2970

Veterans Health Library