Online Health Resources

Finding reliable health information on the internet can be a challenge. There is a lot of misleading information that might appear to be true. Here are some sites that contain easy to use and reliable information to help you find the information you’re searching for.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opens a new window contains a wealth of information about disease and other topics such as healthy living, emergency preparedness and how to prepare to travel overseas.

Healthfinder, opens a new window helps find medical providers and health care facilities in your area. It also contains healthy living and guides to pregnancy, parenting and other topics. 

The Household Products Database, opens a new window educates you about the products in your home including how to handle them and potential health effects.

MedlinePlus, opens a new window brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information.

Tacoma Public Library also offers a variety of Health & Wellness eResources, opens a new window to help keep you and your family healthy!