Consumer Health Information Resource Service (CHIRS)

The Consumer Health Information Resource Service assists Nebraska residents and Nebraska Medicine patients and families in finding information on health and wellness topics.


Health Information Requests

Consumer Health Books

Public Computers

Visit Us

The library is open to the public Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm. For directions, visit the Maps, Location, and Hours page.

Librarians are also available at the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Resource and Wellness Center on  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

The Resource and Wellness Center is located at 505 S 45th Street, 2nd Floor, Room 2.12.01, Omaha, NE 68131. Directions and parking information.

Consumer Health Disclaimer:

This service is intended to provide general information for you. Only a health professional (doctor, nurse, etc.) can interpret the information for your condition and situation. Please consult your health professional on specific medical questions.

Our librarian’s role is to provide access to a range of authoritative materials, but he or she cannot be held responsible for the scientific accuracy or currency of all materials in the collection. The information conveyed by librarians does not constitute legal advice. Reference librarians will not perform research for legal cases or interpret legal materials. If legal advice is required, the patron should seek the assistance of a licensed attorney.