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Health Resources

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
The CDC’s website offers a variety of options for researching current health issues including, up-to-date information on current diseases and illnesses, vaccine information, general health information, safety, and wellness. Information is available not only for consumers, but for health care professionals as well. Access to statistical data and CDC publications is available.

Georgia Health Go Local
Is a joint project between the National Library of Medicine and Georgia academic and health institutions that links users to information about local health resources in Georgia communities. Georgia Health Go Local enables a patient or consumer anywhere in Georgia to visit the MedlinePlus website for information on a health topic or condition (diabetes, for example) and then link directly to Georgia Health Go Local to locate healthcare providers or institutions, support groups, advocacy organizations, etc. in their own county or zip code.

Georgia Health Info
georgiahealthinfo.gov is designed to help Georgia’s citizens make better health care decisions by providing them with more information to consider when selecting health care providers and services.

H1N1 Pandemic Flu Information
This complimentary resource from EBSCO brings together information on the H1N1 Flu virus from DynaMed, Nursing Resource Center, and Patient Reference Center. The site will be continually updated and offer both evidence-based clinical information and patient education.  Patient information is offered in 17 languages.

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.