Health library and research
Pierce Resource Center
The Pierce Resource Center at the CHEC in Salem, Oregon, is a very comfortable, inviting place to find trustworthy health information. Come visit! Learn about everything from cancer and heart conditions to weight control and cooking. Go online, ask our experts—or borrow health books.
Available resources include a free lending library, interactive displays, brochures, access to electronic resources—plus a very experienced health librarian who loves to search!
Health educators are there to help you find information you need to improve your health.
For more information, please call us at 503-814-2432 or 866-977-2432.
Search for a book or DVD
We’re here to help
Our health educators and nurses can connect you to:
Credible, easy-to-understand health information.
Print materials, videos, and online information in English and Spanish.
Public computers to do your own research and access health-related websites including: MyChart, MedLinePlus, Caring Bridge, and the CHEC Resource Center catalog, and Patient Channel Video and Print Library.
The resources provided by the CHEC are free and available to all patients, visitors, and the greater Salem and surrounding communities.