Consumer Health Information Resources  

 


  • Directory of Medical Service Providers in Berkeley 
  • Alameda County Public Health Department 
  • California Department of Public Health 

  • Cell Phone Usage
    Mobile telephones play an increasingly large role in our daily lives.  Concerns have been raised about the health impact of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields associated with cell phone use.  Information in this area is changing rapidly.  The sources below can help Berkeley residents stay up-to-date and make informed decisions about their use of cellular phones.

    World Health Organization (WHO)
      Electromagnetic fields (EMF): http://www.who.int/peh-emf/en/index.html


    May 2011 Press Release Regarding EMF
      http://www.iarc.fr/en/media-centre/pr/2011/pdfs/pr208_E.pdf


    Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
      Electromagnetic fields (EMF):
     http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emf/

  • Center for Disease Control 
    Health Topics A to Z provides a listing of disease and health topics found on the CDC Web site. 

  • FirstGov en Español
    A web page portal accessing Federal Government web pages with health information in Spanish.

  • Healthcare 411 
    A news series created by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to provide consumers and health care professionals with relevant information on the latest health care research findings.  Healthcare 411 can be accessed via podcast or the Internet and is also aired as radio PSA's.

  • Healthfinder
    This site, developed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), contains consumer health information resources produced by the Federal Government and its many partners. Topics include AIDS and HIV infection, mental health, women's health, heart disease, breast cancer, infections diseases, aging, etc. 
  • Healthfinder Español
    A web site for health information on over 300 topics available in Spanish.  

  • MEDLINEplus
    From the National Library of Medicine, designed to direct you to resources containing information that will help you research your health questions on hundreds of diseases, conditions and wellness issues. 

  • Immunization Schedules in English, English, Russian, Hmong, and Somali
    English and translated version of when to get shots for babies, children and adolescents. 

  • Web Pages for Kids!!!
    Health information and activities for kids produced by the federal government. 

 


City of Berkeley Public Health Division
1947 Center Street, Second Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704
Map to Public Health Division

(510) 981-5300 (Phone)  
(510) 981-5395 (Fax)  
(510) 981-6903 (TDD)
PublicHealth@cityofberkeley.info

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm


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