Healthcare Links

Common Health Problems

FamilyDoctor.org
FREE information about symptoms and treatments plus tips on prevention and wellness and a lot more!

www.health.gov
A website of the US Department of Health and Human Servies that describes the most common healthcare issues for all ages. This website also provides guidlines on diet, physical activity and prevention topics.

www.flu.gov
A government website managed by the US Department of Health and Human Services detailing information about flu prevention, symptoms and treatment.

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/dash
The DASH diet, or Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension, is a proven method to lower blood pressure with individuals with a diagnosis of hypertension.

www.diabetes.org
This website can be the starting point for anyone diagnosed with, caring for loved ones with diabetes, or who feel they might be at risk for developing diabetes.

www.heart.org
The American Heart Association website is a great start for anyone wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle with its tips on health-conscious eating, getting active, stress management and much more.

Vaccines

www.vaccineinformation.org
This website provides timely, accurate, and proven information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

Quitting Tobacco

quityes.org
To start your journey and to stay a non-smoker, and know what you are up against, the Illinois Tobacco Quitline is free and reliable source available to you. 

Insurance Coverage

www.healthcare.gov
A website of the US Department of Health and Human Services regarding insurance options, the Affordable Care Act, and the prevention programs covered by health care plans.

www.getcoveredillinois.gov 
Visit www.getcoveredillinois.gov or call 866-311-1119 to sign up for health insurance.