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Resources

Looking for the latest Health Alert Network notice?  Or maybe you want to read the ECDHD's annual report.  The Resources section is here to help.  Press releases, news items, and a link to our social media feeds are all here.  For our events, classes, and speaking engagements, check out our calendar page.

Trusted Health Information

Here are some trusted sites for good information, and additional public health services and agencies.

Centers for Disease Control

As the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats.

Drugs.com

Drugs.com provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Every Woman Matters

Every Woman Matters (EWM) is a federally funded program that pays for office visits associated with Pap tests, pelvic exams, clinical breast exams and lab fees. Age appropriate mammography is covered as well as a limited number of diagnostic tests. EWM provides services to medically under-served women aged 40-74. EWM provides screening and diagnostic tests, public education, professional education and training, surveillance, evaluation and quality assurance activities.

Healthfinder

Healthfinder.gov is a government website where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.

Healthline

Healthline is a consumer health education. health and wellness library. Healthline’s physicians, nurses, public health experts, and patient advocates help ensure that the information they publish is accurate, evidence-based, current, person-centric, and trustworthy.

Medline Plus

MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Their mission is to present high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted, easy to understand, and free of advertising, in both English and Spanish. Anywhere, anytime, on any device—for free.

Move Your Way

Move Your Way is a campaign developed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The goal is to help people live healthier lives through increased physical activity. They have tools to help you plan your activity and to encourage others to be active and healthy.

My Plate

MyPlate offers ideas and tips to help you create a healthier eating style that meets your individual needs and improves your health.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program

Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program (NCP) is a colon cancer screening program that offers enrollment, screening and education to Nebraska men and women who are 45-74 years of age.

Program Goals:

  • Educate Nebraskans about the need for colon cancer screening
  • Decrease, through preventive screening, the number of Nebraskans who develop colon cancers
  • Provide education and/or colon screening tests to Nebraskans who are under or uninsured

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NE DHHS)

The Department of Health and Human Services team contributes to the lives and health of Nebraskans every day.  Their mission, “Helping people live better lives," provides the motivation to make a difference.

Some DHHS programs impact all Nebraskans; for example, through public health activities like ensuring clean and safe drinking water and the licensing and certification of all health care professionals. They also touch our state's most vulnerable citizens. Their services assist the elderly, low income and those with disabilities; they provide safety to abused and/or neglected children and vulnerable adults; and thousands of Nebraskans rely on the services of their seven 24-hour facilities.

Nebraska Public Health Atlas

Atlas is a web-based data visualization platform for delivering Nebraska Public Health data.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The Nebraska WIC Program home page.  This page provides access to information about WIC for the public, WIC families, WIC Vendor Retailers, Health Care Providers, and Local Agency WIC Staff.