Health Resources

By Friends & Neighbors March 25, 2016 09:47

Local, State & National Health Departments

Amador County Public Health Department, (209) 223-6407, co.amador.ca.us/services/public-health

Calaveras County Public Health Services, (209) 754-6460, ph.calaverasgov.us

California Department of Public Health, (916) 558-1784, cdph.ca.gov

Tuolumne County Public Health Department, (209) 533-7401, 1-800-585-6606, co.tuolumne.ca.us

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1-877-696-6775, hhs.gov

Local, State & National Environmental Health Departments

Amador County Environmental Health Department, (209) 223-6439,  co.amador.ca.us/departments/environmental-health

Calaveras County Environmental Management Agency, (209 ) 754-6399, envhmgmt.calaverasgov.us

California Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Division, (916) 558-1784, cdph.ca.gov/HealthInfo/environhealth

National Center for Environmental Health, 1-800-232-4636, cdc.gov/nceh

Tuolumne County Environmental Health Division, (209) 533-5633, tuolumnecounty.ca.gov

Other Health Resources by Topic

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Diagnostic & Treatment Resources

Read FAN article from Spring 2016 issue, “Could it Be Dementia? 10 Quick Questions”

Alzheimer’s Association, 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900, alz.org; California-specific information, alz.org/norcal/

National Institute on Aging, 1-800-438-4380, nia.nih.gov/alzheimers

California Alzheimer’s Disease Centers

The five centers below are part of a broader statewide network that offers diagnosis, education, clinical research and trials.

UC Davis/Sacramento, (916) 734-5496, ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/alzheimers

UC Davis/East Bay, (855) 420-2612, ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/alzheimers

UC San Francisco (UCSF), Memory and Aging Center, (415) 476-3898, memory.ucsf.edu

Stanford University/VA Alzheimer’s Center, (650) 858-3915, med.stanford.edu/svalz

UCSF Fresno, (559) 227-4810, fresno.ucsf.edu/alzheimer-memory-center

Cancer

American Cancer Society, 1-800-227-2345, cancer.org

American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1-888-651-3038, cancer.net

National Cancer Institute, 1-800-422-6237, cancer.gov

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association, 1-800-342-2383, diabetes.org

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, (301) 496-3583, niddk.nih.gov

U.S. National Library of Medicine, nlm.nih.gov

Healthful Eating/Nutrition

CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, 1-800-232-4636, cdc.gov

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, (240) 453-8282, health.gov

National Agricultural Library, nutrition.gov

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, (301) 592-8573, nhlbi.nih.gov

Heart Health

American Heart Association, 1-800-242-8721, heart.org

National Institute on Aging, 1-800-222-2225, nia.nih.gov

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 1-888-463-6332, fda.gov

Stop Smoking

American Cancer Society, 1-800-227-2345, cancer.org

American Lung Association, 1-800-586-4872, lung.org

National Cancer Institute’s quitline, 1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7848), smokefree.gov

QuitDay, quitday.org

Quit Smoking Community, quitsmokingcommunity.org

Medication Lists

Read FAN article from Autumn 2015 issue, “Preventing Medication Mishaps”

Food and Drug Administration, fda.gov

Institute for Safe Medication Practices, ismp.org

UC Davis Health System, ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

By Friends & Neighbors March 25, 2016 09:47
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