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General health resources

BadgerLink

Healthcare and health related articles, book chapters, reports, multimedia, and brochures all accessible with your library card.

 

Health.gov

Health information for individuals and families

 

HealthCare.gov

Information on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

For local help:

Great Rivers Consortium, Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus

St Croix County Department of Health and Human Services

1445 N Fourth Street, New Richmond, WI 54017

1-888-283-0012 or 1-800-362-3002 Option #7 (Español)

Office Hours: M-F 8:00 - 4:30

 

MedlinePlus

Medline is the National Institute of Health's website for patients and their families. It brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language that you can understand.

 

Merck Manual Consumer Version

Health information for patients, caregivers, and everyone else who needs easy acces to clear, reliable medical information.

 

Physicians' Desk Reference

The leading drug resource for over 65 years.

 

PubMed Health

U.S. National Library of Medicine - The World's Largest Medical Library.

 

St Croix County Department of Health and Human Services

Promotes individual and family self-sufficiency by providing a coordinated continuum of services for eligible residents.

 

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Protection and promotion of health and safety for the people of Wisconsin.

 

WomensHealth.gov

Reliable health information for women.

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children's health resources

Access

Your connection to programs for health, nutrition and child care in Wisconsin. Use this site to see if you are eligible for assistance and benefits including BadgerCare+ express enrollment for children and registration for Community Access Points.

 

Covering Kids & Families

Dedicated to reducing health disparities and improving overall health in Wisconsin.

 

Healthy Children

HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 64,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

 

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Senior health resources

Aging and Disability Resource Center

ADRC is a no-cost, single point of contact for information and assistance to residents of St. Croix County. They can help you sort through all of the options that are available for older adults and adults with disabilities along with their family members and caregivers.

Aging & Disability Resource Center of St Croix County Booklet

 

AARP

American Association of Retired People's online resource for health tools and information. Get the latest in health news, healthy living, and medicare. AARP is a membership organization leading postive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.

 

Benefits Check Up

How can you get help? Benefits Check Up can answer some questions to find benefit programs that can help pay for medications, health care, food, utilities and more. All from a reliable and trusted source.

 

Department of Health and Human Services: Administration for Community Living

This organzation was created to meet the needs of all americans who should be able to live at home with the supports they need, participating in communities that value their contributions.

 

Department of Health and Human Services: Eldercare Locator

Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families. They can also be reached by calling 1-800-677-1116.

 

Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels Association of America is the oldest and largest national organization composed of and representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs in all 50 states, as well as the U.S. Territories.

 

Medicare.gov

A federal government website managed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

 

National Council on Aging

Falls prevention. Keeping older adults safe and active.

National Institutes of Health: Senior Health

Reliable and easy to understand online age-related health information.

 

Wisconsin Department of Health

Consumer guide to Health Care- Resources for Seniors

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