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General Resources

  • Health & Wellness Resource Center

    Health & Wellness Resource Center

    Contains up-to-date material on diseases and conditions, alternative medicine, drugs, and herbal remedies.

  • Medline via FirstSearch

    Medline via FirstSearch

    Contains articles on medicine, dentistry, and nursing.

  • Needy Meds

    Needy Meds lists pharmaceutical companies that offer programs to assist patients unable to buy necessary medicines.

  • Wellness House

    Community-based independent organization that offers psychosocial support, education, and information as a complement to medical treatment to cancer patients, their families, and friends. Located in Hinsdale.

Doctors & Hospitals

Government Resources

  • Access DuPage

    Access DuPage is a collaborative effort whose mission is to provide access to medical services to those people in DuPage County who lack access because of economic reasons.

  • DuPage County Health Department

    Provides information about ACA (Affordable Care Act) resources, and links to community ACA events.

  • DuPage Rx

    An RX card may be used by all DuPage County residents regardless of age, income, or existing health coverage. There is no enrollment form, no membership fee, and no restrictions or limits on frequency of use. Cardholders and their families may use the card any time their prescriptions are not covered by insurance. Stop by the Ask Us Desk for a card or call 630/887-8760 ext. 240 for more information.

  • GetCovered Illinois

    The Illinois Healthcare Marketplace website provides information about health care coverage, plans, and free, in-person help choosing a plan.

  • HealthCare.gov

    Learn about the Affordable Care Act, and find local help for the nearest application assisters, Medicaid or CHIP, small business, or non-English resources.

  • Medicare.gov

    Use the official website to sign up, access forms, and learn what Medicare covers.

  • Nursing Home Compare

    This tool provides detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. Also includes a Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home and a Nursing Home Checklist to help you with your nursing home choice.

  • The U.S. Administration on Aging Online Eldercare Locator

    By entering a zip code, caregivers and older persons can locate local information and referral organizations. These organizations can help them locate appropriate services. The Eldercare Locator can also be reached by calling 800/677-1116.

Health Sites

  • Centers for Disease Control

    Supplies information on health related travel warnings, cruise ship inspection scores, and other health topics.

  • FamilyDoctor.org

    The American Academy of Family Physicians provides information on a wide variety of topics related to health and medicine.

  • Medline Plus

    The National Library of Medicine provides reliable information on diseases, health topics, prescription and nonprescription drugs, clinical trials, and medical terms.

  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    The National Institutes of Health created the NCCAM division to study complementary medicine and to educate both practitioners and consumers on these therapies.