Healthfinder.gov - A health resource maintained by the Department of Health
and Human Services
Medlineplus.gov - A health database maintained by NIH's National Library
Health Information Index - Health topics A-Z and the
Institutes that research them
CHIDonline - A combined government health information database
Health Resources - A directory of Child Health related
HealthCare.gov - Take health care into your own hands
CoveredCA - Your destination for affordable health care
Health News and Reports:
2006 Health Profile - Download to view the 2006 LMCHD Health Profile prepared by Dr. J. Vern Cromartie. To view the 2017 Health Profile, click here.
Health - Health in the news, updated daily and with
“Racial Health Disparities and the Los Medanos Community Healthcare District” – A Research Report by Dr. J. Vern Cromartie published in Fulfilling Our Dreams by Bringing All Cultures Together. Scarborough, ME: National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates.
Free Patches for Medi-Cal Members Who Use the Helpline!
Starting Sept. 30th, Medi-Cal members statewide who want to quit smoking can receive free nicotine patches by mail from the California Smokers' Helpline. The Helpline will send eligible members a free, four-week supply of patches, with further refills as needed. Please contact:
• Sue Kratochvil-Smith at (916) 445-8502 or Susan.Kratochvil@cdph.ca.gov
• Cindy Vela at (916) 552-9904 or Cynthia.Vela@cdph.ca.gov
BlackDoctor.org - Black health news on fitness, nutrition & weight loss.
LatinoDr.org - La vitamina diaria para su vida.
Specific Health Issues:
Scorecard.org - Read information on air, water, and land pollutants for
the LMCHD area
AIRData: Emission Sources - Map shows the locations
of air pollution sources (plants) and/or air monitoring
sites (monitors) in the 94565 area.
AIRData: Plant Data - Information regarding selected
plants and their estimated annual emissions in the 94565
Lung Association of California - Clean air tips.
Mental and Developmental Health
Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Helping
parents understand behavioral, emotional, and mental disorders
Psychiatric Association - The world's largest psychiatric
organization. Website contains many relevant resources.
Journals and Information - Selected articles from APA
publications and other relevant information.
Info Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities - A national information and referral center with information
on disabilities issues.
Institute of Mental Health - The biomedical and behavioral
research agency of the United States Government.
Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Biomedical
research on disorders of the brain and nervous system (US
Gov), with info. resources.
Academy of Pediatrics - Information regarding the general
health of children.
Institute of Child Health and Human Development - The
child health and behavioral research agency of the United
States Government, with relevant information.
Parent Information Network - Research-based information
about the process of parenting, and about family involvement
in education with Virtual Library.
This list is provided as a service of the
Los Medanos Community Health Care District and is for educational
purposes only. It should not be considered an endorsement
by LMCHD. This list of web sites should not be construed as
medical, legal, or therapeutic advice. The information contained
in these sites is not intended to substitute for informed
professional diagnosis, advice or therapy.