Online Health Resources

The West Milford Township Library recently became an affiliate member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). By joining this nationwide network of medical libraries and information centers, we have enhanced access to materials you can use to make informed decisions about your health.

GENERAL HEALTH

SENIORS
Healthy Aging and Longevity by the National Institute on Aging
Transportation Options for Older Adults by the U.S. Administration on Aging
Falls Prevention by the National Council on Aging
Alzheimer’s Caregiving by NIH Senior Healh
WOMEN
MEN
DISABILITIES
TEENS
CHILDREN
VETERANS/MILITARY
LGBT
MEDICINES
News About Drugs by the New York Times
MORE…



NEWSLETTERS & BLOGS

NIH News in Health – June 2017 issue
NIH MedlinePlus – Spring 2017 issue
NIH MedlinePlus Salud – Current issue
e-Health Newsletter from Atlantic Health System
Cancer Currents: A National Cancer Institute Research Blog

JOURNALS

Environmental Health Perspectives – Continuous publication
A  peer-reviewed journal of research and news published with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. in May 2017, the journal transitioned from a traditional, issue-by-issue publishing model, to a new, article-by-article publishing model known as continuous publication

WEST MILFORD PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING DIVISION

– Preventive health services including health screenings and immunizations for children and adults
– Office Hours are 8:30 – 4:30 p.m. most days
– Please call 973-728-2725 Monday through Friday to schedule appointments

ASK THE HOSPITAL LIBRARIAN

– Phone: 908-522-2699
– Online: the CLIP/Ask the Hospital Librarian form
– Email: clip@atlantichealth.org
– Fax: 908-522-2274
Get easily understandable, current, reliable health information from the Atlantic Health System Consumer Library at no charge.

DISASTER HOTLINE – 1-800-985-5990 or text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746(English)
DISASTER HOTLINE – 1-800-985-5990 and press “2” or text ‘Hablanos’ to 66746(Spanish – in the U.S.)
Free, confidential and multilingual telephone crisis support service for U.S. residents experiencing psychological distress as a result of a natural or man-made disaster. Toll-free, 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

HRSA Health Centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance – you pay what you can afford based on your income. Health centers provide services that include checkups when you are well, treatment when you are sick, complete care when you are pregnant, and immunizations and checkups for your children. Some health centers also provide mental health, substance abuse, oral health, and/or vision services. Contact the health center organization directly to confirm the availability of specific services and to make an appointment.

HEALTH INSURANCE

Need health insurance? Visit healthcare.gov to see if you qualify for coverage, change or update your plan, or find help to answer your questions.

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