Resources

RESOURCES
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Mayo Clinic
Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota Department of Health – Data and Statistics
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Renville County Human Services


DISEASE PREVENTION & CONTROL, IMMUNIZATIONS, TUBERCULOSIS & REFUGEE HEALTH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Tuberculosis (TB)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Travelers’ Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Vaccines & Immunizations
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)
Minnesota Department of Health - Immunization
Minnesota Department of Health – Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control (IDEPC) Division
Minnesota Department of Health – Refugee Health
Minnesota Department of Health – Tuberculosis (TB)
Public Health – Understanding Vaccines


EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY REPORTING
American Red Cross
Disaster Information Management Research Center 
Department of Homeland Security
ECHO Minnesota
FEMA
Minnesota Department of Health – Bioterrorism
Minnesota Department of Health – Emergency Operations
Minnesota Responds Medical Reserve Corps
Public Health Emergency
Public Health Preparedness
Ready.gov 
Renville County Public Health - "Home Hazard Hunt" C
hecklist 
Renville County Public Health - "Take 5 to Survive"
 5 Minute Projects
Renville County Sheriff
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: #
1-800-985-5990 or Text "TALKWITHUS" to 66746 


ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & LICENSING
Environmental Protection Agency
Minnesota Board of Animal Health
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Minnesota Department of Health – Air Quality
Minnesota Department of Health – Environmental Health Division
Minnesota Department of Health - Food Safety 
Minnesota Department of Health - Minnesota Certified Food Manager (CFM)
Minnesota Department of Health - Minnesota Food Code
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)


FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
Baby-Related Resources
American Academy of Pediatrics  
American Association of Family Practice
Ask Dr. Sears 
Attachment Parenting International 
Collaborative for Children
Growing Families International (“Babywise”)
Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics 
Pampers
Text4Baby

Breastfeeding
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
Human Milk Banking Association of North America
International Lactation Consultant Association
Kandiyohi County Breastfeeding Coalition (Facebook Site)
La Leche League International
Medications and Mother’s Milk Online
Milk Mom’s
World Health Organization – Breastfeeding

Car Seats
Car Seats Made Simple
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Child Passenger Safety: Get the Facts
Mayo Clinic - Car Seat Safety
Minnesota Department of Public Safety
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Recalls.Gov
Safe Kids Worldwide
Safe Kids Worldwide - Ultimate Car Seat Guide

Child Development
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Developmental Milestones
Help Me Grow
Minnesota Act Early
Minnesota Department of Health - Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC)
Minnesota Department of Health - Follow Along Program
Parenting Counts
Vroom
Zero to Three

Family Planning
Planned Parenthood
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council (SMOC)

Multiples Resources
Karen Kerkhoff Gromada - Mothering Multiples
Multiples of America
The Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome Foundation
TWINS Magazine

Prenatal Care
Public Health – Prenatal Care

Other Resources
BabyCenter
Bedsider – Birth Control Support Network
Mayo Clinic – Healthy Pregnancy  
Mom Enough
National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
PACT for Families Collaborative
Parent Aware
Prematurity

Prevent Child Abuse America
Shaken Baby Alliance      
Sidelines – High-Risk Pregnancy Support
Think First – National Injury Prevention Foundation
WebMD - Coping With Bed Rest


HEALTHY LIVING
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 
ACLS Heart Healthy Guide to Preventing Obesity
American Heart Association: Healthy Living
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Healthy Living
Farm to School
Mayo Clinic: Diseases and Conditions
Mayo Clinic: Healthy Lifestyle
Minnesota Department of Health: Prevention and Healthy Living
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - Explore Smoking and Your Heart 
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - Physical Activity
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health - Health Information
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institute on Aging – Healthy Eating
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for Teens
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Public Health – Lifetime Preventative Care Plan
Public Health – Obesity in America
RAPAD (Renville Alliance for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drugs)
Rates for Insurance - Distracted Driving 
SHIP (Statewide Health Improvement Partnership)
QUITPLAN


HOME HEALTH CARE
Minnesota Board on Aging
Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging
MinnesotaHelp - Long-Term Care Choices Navigator
Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care
Senior LinkAge Line - #1-800-333-2433


LOCAL HEALTH DATA
Healthy People 2020
Minnesota Department of Health –Minnesota County Health Tables (General Health Statistics by County)


SCHOOL HEALTH
Minnesota Department of Education


SENIOR SERVICES & PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
People with Disabilities
College Resources for Students with Disabilities
College Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
Disability Hub MN
Driver & Vehicle Services (DVS) - PS2005 Application for Disability Parking Certificate
Minnesota Department of Human Services – Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Minnesota State Services for the Blind
Office of Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
The ARC

Seniors
AARP
Minnesota Board on Aging
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs – LinkVet Support
Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging
MinnesotaHelp - Long-Term Care Choices Navigator
Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care
Senior LinkAge Line - #1-800-333-2433


WIC NUTRITION PROGRAM
Minnesota Department of Health - Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program