Bayfield County Health Department Internet Links
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State Medicare & Medicaid Info.
The Wisconsin State Dept. of Health & Family Services website, providing expert advice and guidance to build stronger families & healthier people in WI.
Drug Watch features information on drug side effects and aims to educate the people about the medications they are taking as well as the medical devices that are used for procedures and operations.
Social Security Admin.
Social Security Aministration website where you can apply for SSI benefits or check your eligibility for benefits.
Occupational Safety/Health Admin.
Work related injury information and guidelines to follow in the work place
HHS Health Finder
Website to help you find health agencies, other websites, clearinghouses etc. throughout the country.
Food & Drug Admin.
FDA's mission is to promote and protect the public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way, and monitoring products for continued safety after they are in use. Our work is a blending of law and science aimed at protecting consumers.
Office of Health Care Financing
Welcome to the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), the federal agency that administers Medicare , Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
American Cancer Society
The Society is the largest source of private, nonprofit cancer research funds in the United States. The Society's prevention programs focus on tobacco control, sun protection, diet and nutrition, comprehensive school health education, early detection, and treatment. A variety of service and rehabilitation programs are available to patients and their families.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This charge has two critical components: The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines.
The National PTA is the oldest and largest volunteer association in the United States working exclusively on behalf of children and youth. In 1997 we celebrated the rich of the National PTA, promoting the education, health and safety of children and families for 100 years.
This website is devoted to the causes, prevention & treatments of one of the most serious diseases of our time.
Indian Health Services
The I H S is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people, and its goal is to assure that comprehensive, culturally acceptable personal and public health services are available and accessible to American Indian and Alaska Native people. The I H S currently provides health services to approximately 1.5 million American Indians and Alaska Natives who belong to more than 550 federally recognized tribes in 35 states.
Women's Health Info.
The NWHIC provides a gateway to the vast array of Federal and other women's health information resources. Our site on the World Wide Web can help you link to, read, and download a wide variety of women's health-related material developed by the Department of Health and Human Services, other Federal agencies, and private sector resources.
Wisconsin Public Health
Association The Wisconsin Public Health Association is an organization dedicated to promoting sound public health policy and providing public health education for its members and the people of Wisconsin. Formed in 1948, it is the largest organization of public health professionals in the state.
Mayo is a team practice of medicine enhanced by medical education and research. More than 400,000 patients a year come to its outpatient clinics and hospitals in three states.
Center For Disease Control
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
American Diatetic Association
To promote sound nutrition information for the public, the Association sponsors publications, national events and media and marketing programs. ADA has a national media program with 27 registered dietitian spokespeople. The Association establishes standards of quality for professional practice in all areas of dietetics practice. It also provides a full range of services for members ADA lobbies for federal legislationthat will contribute to the nutritional well-being of the public through its government affairs office.
American Heart Association
Devoted to heart disease & prevention
Travel Immunization Tip Sheet
The Minnesota Department of Health has created Tips on Advising Patients about Shots for International Travel to help professionals provide sound advice to patients on travel immunizations. It includes basic information as well as a general schedule of recommended immunizations for travel and a list of special-use vaccines and biologics.
Crisis Line (866) 317-9362
Interactive Healthy Home Demo
Topics covered are: Lead Poisoning, Asbestos, Secondhand Smoke, Animal Dander, Asthma Triggers, Radon, Bed Bugs, Mold and Mildew, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, Roach Infestation, Carbon Monoxide, and more.