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Below is a list of links to websites maintained by health organizations.  These links are provided for informational purposes.  All links open in a new browser window.



Links to Trusted Sources of Health Information

Tips for Staying Healthy
Florida's Health (Florida Department of Health)
Florida CHARTS - Health statistics and community health data
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Healthfinder: Your Guide to Reliable Health Information
Healthy People 2020
Institute of Medicine
National Institutes of Health
Office of the Surgeon General
US Department of Health & Human Services

Links by Topic
Active Living
Let's Move!  America's move to raise a healthier generation of kids
Pathways to Health
Sarasota County Wellness Coalition

American Cancer Society

Community Health
CHIP - Community Health Improvement Partnership

Family Planning & Birth Control
Planned Parenthood of Southwest & Central Florida

Flu (Influenza)
CDC - Seasonal Influenza

Food Safety & Nutrition
WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) - Florida Program

HIV/AIDS & Sexually Transmitted Diseases

HIV/AIDS Network of Sarasota (HANS)
Community AIDS Network

Occupational Health
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Public Assistance
Access Florida/Department of Children & Families
Check eligibility for US government benefits
Public Health
Lead Alert: product recall information
Video: "Healthiest Nation in 1 Generation"

People & Rabies (CDC)
Senior Citizens' Health
Senior Friendship Center

Veterans' Health
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs
US Veterans Health Administration

Women's Health
Center for Disease Control: Women's Health
FDA Office of Women's Health
National Women's Health Information Center