Health Information

Access the following resources for assistance with health related matters:

Websites
(It is the responsibility of everyone to use the most reliable and authoritative web sources possible. The websites below are not affiliated with the Library, but are reputable.)

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    This website has information about diseases and how to protect yourself.
  • ConsumerSafety.org
    ConsumerSafety.org uses a variety of sources to collect data about recent recalls, news stories, and dangerous products. 
  • HealthCare.gov
    Take health care into your own hands. Your health care, explained--families with children, individuals, people with disabilities, seniors, young adults, employers. 
  • Healthfinder.gov
    This site contains resources on a wide range of health topics selected from government and non-profit organizations. 
  • Indian Health Service
    This is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website explaining healthcare to Native American and Alaskan Native peoples.
  • MedlinePlus
    Reputable and reliable health websites are pooled into one place.
  • Medline Plus en Español
    Para encontrar información médica en español.
  • The National Institutes of Health Caregiver Resources
    The National Institutes of Health caregiver resources provides information and links to online resources for caregivers.
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
  • New Mexico Department of Health
    The Department of Health is the lead agency in the state regarding current health issues. The site includes programs and services, department news, healthy living tips, and resources.