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.

Services

Health Information Requests

Visit Us

The library is currently undergoing renovation. Our physical space is closed, but services and assistance are still available. Contact us at askus@unmc.edu or 402-559-6221 for more information.
 
Librarians are also available at the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Resource and Wellness Center on  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 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.