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Recommended Website Links


American Cancer Society Prevention & Early Detection   (http://www.cancer.org/healthy/index) - Factors such as what you eat and drink, how you live, and where you work can have an impact on your risk for cancer. Find out more about these risks and what you can do to minimize them.

American Childhood Cancer Organization (http://www.acco.org) - Provides programs and services for children with cancer and their families.

American Heart Association HeartHub for Patients (http://www.hearthub.org/) - Patient portal for information, tools and resources about cardiovascular disease and stroke.

American Lung Association (http://www.lungusa.org/) - Information on programs and strategies for improving lung health and fighting lung disease.

CDC HIV- Official Site(http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.html) - Learn more about HIV/AIDS infection, prevention and treatment.

Choose MyPlate (http://www.choosemyplate.gov) - An online dietary and physical activity assessment tool that provides information on your diet quality, physical activity status, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrient and physical activity information.

Clayton County Department of Family and Children Services (http://claytoncountyga.gov/ccdfcs/) - Dedicated to the safety and well-being of Clayton County's children.

DrugNews (http://www.drugnews.net/) - A medical news website that tracks new research on side effects, recalls, and ongoing lawsuits for prescription medications and medical devices.

Georgia SHAPE (http://www.georgiashape.org) - A network of partners, agencies and athletic teams--including the Atlanta Braves, the Georgia Department of Public Health, and the Georgia Department of Education--all committed to improving the health of our young people by offering assistance and opportunity to achieve a greater level of overall fitness.

Healthfinder (http://www.healthfinder.gov/) - US Department of Health & Human Services government Web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.

Starlight Children's Foundation (http://www.starlight.org) - Starlight offers a comprehensive listing of outpatient, hospital-based, and online services that provide ongoing support for children and families--from diagnosis through the entire course of medical treatment.    

Emergency Preparedness Links:
 

Red Cross (www.redcross.org/) - Being prepared for emergencies is crucial at home, school, work, and in your community. Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. The Red Cross can help you pr

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (www.bt.cdc.gov/preparedness/) - In the wake of recent hurricanes, tsunamis, acts or terrorism, and the threat of pandemic influenza, the possibility of public health emergencies has increased. For more information about steps you and your family can take to prepare, log onto CDC's web page.

Ready Clayton County  (http://www.readyclayton.com) - Hosted by the Clayton County Office of Emergency Management, Ready Clayton County is a resource helping citizens of all ages be prepared for major emergencies and disasters. This site provides information on joining Clayton County CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and other emergency preparedness and response efforts in Clayton County. 

Environmental Health Links:
 

Georgia Department of Public Health Office of Environmental Health - www.dph.georgia.gov/environmental-health

Clayton County Water Authority - www.ccwa.us

Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division (EPD) - www.dnr.state.ga.us

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - www.epa.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - www.cdc.gov/environmental

Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District (MNGWPD) - www.northgeorgiawater.org

University of Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture - www.ugaonsite.com

Clayton County Community Development - http://claytoncountyga.gov/departments/community-development.aspx

Conserve Water Georgia - www.conservewatergeorgia.net