Health Resources

By Friends & Neighbors March 25, 2016 09:47

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Local, State & National Health Departments

Amador County Public Health Department, (209) 223-6407,

Calaveras County Public Health Services, (209) 754-6460,

California Department of Public Health, (916) 558-1784,

Tuolumne County Public Health Department, (209) 533-7401, 1-800-585-6606,

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

Local, State & National Environmental Health Departments

Amador County Environmental Health Department, (209) 223-6439,

Calaveras County Environmental Management Agency, (209 ) 754-6399,

California Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Division, (916) 558-1784,

National Center for Environmental Health, 1-800-232-4636,

Tuolumne County Environmental Health Division, (209) 533-5633,

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,; California-specific information,

National Institute on Aging, 1-800-438-4380,

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,

UC Davis/East Bay, (855) 420-2612,

UC San Francisco (UCSF), Memory and Aging Center, (415) 476-3898,

Stanford University/VA Alzheimer’s Center, (650) 858-3915,

UCSF Fresno, (559) 227-4810,


American Cancer Society, 1-800-227-2345,

American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1-888-651-3038,

National Cancer Institute, 1-800-422-6237,


American Diabetes Association, 1-800-342-2383,

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, (301) 496-3583,

U.S. National Library of Medicine,

Healthful Eating/Nutrition

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

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

National Agricultural Library,

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, (301) 592-8573,

Heart Health

American Heart Association, 1-800-242-8721,

National Institute on Aging, 1-800-222-2225,

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

Stop Smoking

American Cancer Society, 1-800-227-2345,

American Lung Association, 1-800-586-4872,

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

Medication Lists

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

Food and Drug Administration,

Institute for Safe Medication Practices,

UC Davis Health System,

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