HEALTH/MEDICAL INFORMATION POLICY
All information accessible from the Springfield Greene County Library is intended for general public and educational use only. Access to the Library should not be regarded or taken as medical advice that would be provided by a physician or other certified medical professional to his or her client.
The unauthorized practice of medicine is prohibited in Missouri (Missouri Revised Statutes 334.010). Library staff does not provide medical or health advice or opinions regarding the patron's condition. Library staff is not qualified to explain or interpret the content of medical or health reference sources and are not allowed to offer personal opinions on medical conditions or diagnosing a medical condition.
Staff will explain the mechanics of using the materials, how to locate information using subjects, indexes and tables of contents.
Board Approved as Revised 1/15/2019