Clients, family members, caseworkers, police, teachers, etc. can call the 211 Info line for information about resources available in the community, with door to door directions. Information available ranges from food pantries, eligibility criteria for public benefits, where to find a room-mate, where to learn how to cook if you've just left home, energy assistance, volunteer opportunities, daycare providers, translation services. The available information is continuously being updated, verified, and enhanced. Call 211.
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FIND is a program of Community Action Organization. CAO operates pre-schools and homeless shelters and offers childcare referrals and resources as well as emergency services to low-income Washington County families.
Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.
external:Health and Wellness Resource Center
Provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information from full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.
external:Health Reference Center Academic
Provides access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources.
external:InfoTrac Student Edition
Provides high-school students with access to a variety of full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on topics most important to their curriculum including: current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
For students in kindergarten through grade five. Includes more than 100 full-text, age-appropriate magazines, more than 6,400 searchable, indexed images, Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary and 1,200 maps, flags and seals and over 1,700 colorful charts and graphs. Subject categories include animals, arts and entertainment, geography, health, history and social studies, inventions and technology, plants, people, science and math, sports, stories and literature, and transportation.
Includes access to Medline, medical reference texts, full-text articles, clinical practice guidelines, daily medical news, and patient handouts. Available for use in the library building only at Tuality Health Information Resource Center.
Information on diseases and treatments from the National Institutes of Health. Includes lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to clinical trials.
Provides pharmacist-level information on drugs, toxicology and drug interaction, and patient education on procedures, drugs, and lab tests in English and Spanish. Available for use in the library building only at Tuality Health Information Resource Center.
external:Nursing Resource Center
For nursing students at community colleges, universities, and vocational or technical high schools.
external:Opposing Viewpoints in Context
All the information needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles; reference articles that provide context; full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers; primary source documents; government and organizational statistics; multimedia, including images and podcasts; and links to hand-selected web sites.
Use this confidential site to find out if your family can get help from twelve different services.
Includes listings of all non-profit corporations that are registered with the Oregon Department of Justice, Charitable Activities Division.
Provides citation and abstract information for Medline and CINAHL (Nursing and Allied Health) and articles in 240 full-text medical and nursing journals. Additionally, Nursing Books Online includes 22 full-text nursing books. Available for use in the library building only at Tuality Health Information Resource Center.
Features full-text coverage of 1,000 of the most searched magazines across Gale's InfoTrac product line, including Newsweek, Atlantic Monthly, PC Magazine, People Weekly, Smithsonian, and many more, covering current events, sports, science, health and more.
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. Articles and graphics are selected from over 1,600 domestic and international publications and are indexed primarily according to Library of Congress-derived subject headings.
external:Social Security - Retire Online
To retire or not to retire? Get help with this crucial question with online Social Sercurity retirement information and and easy to use application form
A library of reports on common diseases and wellness issues. Each report is an in-depth discussion of the latest information on treatments, risk factors, causes, diagnostic tests, and preventative measures. Each report can be printed in HTML or PDF format. Written for 12th grade or adult reading level. Available for use in the library building only at Tuality Health Information Resource Center.
Patient and consumer health education library of 370 streaming videos (some available in English, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Mandarin languages), as well as 1390 handouts (some available in 4 languages. Available for use in the library building only at Tuality Health Information Resource Center.