Other Health & Wellness Resources

Looking for health information on the web?  Try using these links for accurate, updated information:

 

Centers for Disease Control  

CDC.gov (www.cdc.gov) is your online source for credible health information and is the official Web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Consumer Med Safety

ConsumerMedSafety.org is brought to you by the Institute for Safe Medicaiton Practices (ISMP) - the nation's only nonprofit organization of pharmacists, nurses, and doctors devoted entirely to safe medication practices.  Preventing medication errors is no longer just a responsibility for health professionals - consumers like you can also play a vital role.

Iowa County Health Department

Iowa County Health Department is the official agency of the County responsible for the promotion of wellness, prevention of disease and provision of a healthful environment. This is accomplished through activities involving assessment of the community, policy development and evaluation of programs.

Looking for ways to stay active and healthy in Iowa County?  Check out the Iowa County Get Active Guides.

Immunization Clinic Schedule and list of Iowa County Parenting Resources

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus directs you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also contains extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.

The Joint Commission

An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.  On this page of the website you will find helpful information, including Speak UpTM videos, Help You Choose Guides, and more, that encourage you to be active participants in your health care.

WebMD

WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.