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Best of the Web: Community Information » Consumer » Health & Healthcare Issues
General Health Information Resources
Links to information about a variety of health topics.
Health and Healthcare Resources
A list of links to health and healthcare resources.
Health Care Access and Improvement
Information from the NYC Department of Health concerning health care insurance options for people who are jobless, have low incomes or have special needs.
Health Care Access and Insurance
Information about health care access and health insurance, including related NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene programs
Healthy New York
Web page for New York State's health insurance plan for adults titled Healthy New York. The plan is designed to help small business owners and individuals obtain affordable health insurance. Information on eligibility, benefits, how to apply and much more is provided.
Healthy NY is designed to encourage small employers with 50 or fewer employees to offer health insurance coverage to their employees, dependents, and other qualified individuals. Healthy NY is also available to eligible working uninsured individuals including sole proprietors.
Immunization Requirements for All Students / Medical Requirements for New School Entrants
Immunization and medical requirements for New York City schools
Self-Help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer (SHARE)
Offers peer-led support to women with breast or ovarian cancer, their families, and friends. Services include hotlines, survivor-led support groups, wellness programs, educational forums, outreach programs, and advocacy activities.
Sus Derechos Como Paciente de Hospital en el Estado de Nueva York
Spanish language version of Your Rights as a Hospital Patient in New York State, which outlines the rights and protections guaranteed to you by the state and federal governments. Includes information on hospital care, admittance and discharge, complaints, medical records, health proxies, Medicare, domestic violence, and provides a patient's bill of rights.
Your Rights as a Hospital Patient in New York State
Outlines the rights and protections guaranteed to you by the state and federal governments. Includes information on hospital care, admittance and discharge, complaints, medical records, health proxies, Medicare, domestic violence, and provides a patient's bill of rights.