Partners and Resources

Public Health: Better Health, Better Missouri

Partners and Resources

DISCLAIMER: ACHD provides these links as resources only and does not endorse or officially recommend any services, offers, or information provided through these links. Information ONLY.

Useful Links

  •  Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS)
  •  American Red Cross
  •  Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  •  Federal Government - Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS)
  •  Whorld Health Organization (WHO)
  •  National Assocation of City & County Health Officials (NACCHO)
  •  Federal Government - Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  •  Medscape
  •  American Dietetic Association
  •  Drugs - pill identifier, image search, interations checker
  •  Affordable Care Act

Local Information

  •  SSM Audrain
  •  City of Mexico, MO
  •  Vandalia, MO
  •  Audrain County, Missouri
  •  Missouri Secretary of State - voter registration information

Smoking Cessation

  •  MO DHSS - Smoking: Heart Disease & Stroke
  •  MO DHSS - Birth to 4 Months
  •  American Cancer Society: Fresh Start Smoking Cessation
  •  Smoking and Tobacco by State
  •  MO DHSS - MO Yourth & Tobacco 2003-2013
  •  MO DHSS - Tobacco Control in Missouri
  •  Campaign for Tobacco
  •  Legacy: Adolescent Non-Smoking
  •  National Cancer Institute: Smoking Cessation
  •  MO DHSS - Health & Economic Burden of Smoking in MO
  •  The Schroeder Institute: Smoking Cessation Plan
  •  FDA: Electronic Cigarettes

Living with HIV/Aids

  •  CDC - Division of HIV / AIDS Prevention
  •  The Body - An AIDS and HIV Information Resource

Emergency Preparedness

  •  Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
  •  CDC - Health Alert Network
  •  CDC - Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
  •  U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases


  •  American Liver Foundation
  •  CDC - Viral Hepatitis
  •  Hepatitis B Foundation
  •  Hepatitis C
  •  Hepatitis Central
  •  Hepatitis Foundation
  •  HepNet
  •  National Hepatitis C Coalition


  •  CDC Vaccines for Children Program
  •  Every Child by Two
  •  Institiute for Vaccine Safety
  •  The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Common Concerns about Vaccines
  •  The Vaccine Page
  •  Vaccinate Your Baby - download an application to your computer or smart phone that will automatically generate a customized schedule for your chld up to age 6 and send you reminders when it's time to schedule your child's next immunization appointment.

Infectious Diseases

  •  CDC - Emerging Infectious Diseases
  •  CDC - Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
  •  CDC - Protect Your Family from Rabies

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

  •  Herpes Education
  •  STD Prevention


  •  Tuberculosis

Maternal, Child Health

  •  Coping with Traumatic Events - to help families, schools, community organziations, and the general public.
  •  American Academy of Pediatrics
  •  American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  •  American Academy of Pediatric Dentristry
  •  LaLeche League
  •  National Foster Parent Assocation, Inc.
  •  Kidshealth
  •  MyFuture
  •  National Center for Fathering
  •  National Safe Kids Campaign
  •  Love & Logic - sign up for a free weekly tip on parenting.
  •  Start Strong - building healthy teen relationships.

Vector-borne Diseases

  •  Zoonosis Control

Senior Health

  •  Planning Your Doctor Visit
  •  Search by Insurance for Geriatric Care
  • Forms, Help & Resources
  •  Medicare Part D Coverage
  •  Centers for Medicare and Mediacid: Regulations and Guidance
  •  Senior Care Resource Guide
  •  Senior Health
  •  Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors

Health Information

  •  Dental Resource
  •  Diabetes in Control
  •  EPA's Enviromental Education Center
  •  EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics - Lead Page
  •  Human Environmental
  •  MU Extension Home Page
  •  Public Health Foundation Training Resource Center
  •  The Office of Minority Health Resource Center
  •  Translated Health Education Materials - in many languages
  •  The Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans
  •  Sex, etc. - by teens, for teens
  •  Scarleteen - sex ed for the real world
  •  Planned Parenthood Online - info for teens, tools for parents
  •  National Center for Learning Disablilites