Health Resources

Do you have questions about your own or someone else's health, or questions on doctors, prescriptions, hospitals, alternative remedies, herbal medicine?

Try the Health & Wellness Resouce Center on our iConn database. You will be asked to enter your library card barcode number.

Bring your questions to Aldrich Library. We will contact the UConn Health Center for more information to be sent directly to your home. Or contact Healthnet at 860-679-4055 (Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm) or by e-mail at (Healthnet is the Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network located at the UCONN Health Center in Farmington, CT)

New information is available for caregivers.

A  new Resource Guide about Caregiving is now available on the website of Healthnet: Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network, a program of the University of Connecticut Health Center Library , at  .

The Caregiving Resource Guide gathers together information about recommended print resources, organizations, and websites that offer a wealth of caregiving information.

Topics include Caring for the Caregiver, Long Distance Caregiving, Alzheimer's Caregivers, Financial Assistance, Legal Resources, Organizations and Agencies That Offer Assistance, and Caring for Children.

Caregivers who need additional caregiving information (or information on other consumer health topics), may contact Healthnet's free consumer health research service for residents of Connecticut , at 679-4055.

Links below are taken from the Additional Research Resources on iConn.

24-Hour Crisis Intervention Services in CT (CT Dept. of Health)

Connecticut Mental Health Facilities  (select Connecticut from drop-down menu)

Connecticut State Medical Society

Community Health Centers in CT (CT Dept. of Health)

InfoLine (call "211")

Nursing Home Compare (provides detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country)

Office of Health Care Access State of Connecticut

Public Health Code (all regulations pertaining to CT Dept. of Health)

State of Connecticut Regulatory Action Reports (actions taken against licensed individuals and organizations by the Connecticut Department of Public Health)



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