Medical & Health

Need to find a doctor or info about a specific disease? Try these medical resources.

General Medical
St. Anthony Memorial Hospital  Effingham’s local hospital
Mayo Clinic Medical information and tools for healthy living
American Medical Association Doctor finder, medical terminology, prescription info
WebMD  Symptom checker, drugs & supplements, health news
Kids Health Answers, advice, homework help & how the body works
Physicians’ Desktop Reference  Drug dosage and side effects
World Health Organization Info on diseases and health issues affecting the globe

Government Health Websites
Illinois Department of Public Health Health Care Report Card
U.S. Food & Drug Administration  Protects and promotes public health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  Diseases, prevention, regulations
Medline Plus U.S. National Library of Medicine & National Institutes of Health
Genetics Home Reference Your Guide to Understanding Genetic Conditions
Centers for Disease Control  Provides information to enhance health decisions
NCAM  National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Cancer Institute  Types of cancer, statistics, clinical trials

Affordable Care Act
Healthcare.gov  Health insurance marketplace, affordable care act
GetCoveredIllinois.gov  Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace
Small Business Health Options Program  St. Anthony Hospital SHOP
Effingham County Health Department – Call 217-342-9237 to make an in-person counseling appointment for assistance with the application process.
IRS.gov  Affordable Care Act tax provisions
U.S. Department of Labor  Patient protection and the ACA
Medicaid.gov  ACA and Medicaid
Healthbill Details  Detailed summary about the ACA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources  ACA and HRSA programs
AARP  ACA health law fact sheets