HEALTH LINKS

The following links are a great resource to find helpful health related information.

Vaccination Schedule for Adults

Vaccination Schedule for Children

North Carolina Tobacco Use Quitline: Free, confidential, available in Multiple Languages. 1-800-QUIT-NOW

National Cancer Institute: The official site for The National Cancer Institute

Livestrong at YMCA: An evidence-based program that helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and well-being after treatment for cancer. The program is free to all members of the community. (Local contact for Kernersville- Angela Tate at 336 996-2231)

Centers for Disease Control and PreventionGovernment agency devoted to protecting public health and safety

FamilyDoctor.org: Operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians

Healthfinder: Health information from government agencies, and partner organizations

Kidshealth: Health information about children from before birth through adolescence

The Mayo Clinic: Health education for patients and the general public

Kids in Parks:   A program “designed to help kids and families spend time in nature as a way to improve their overall health”. You can ask the providers to “prescribe” these programs for your children.