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Information from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Resources in languages other than English   

CT State Resources  


Access Health CT 
This is Connecticut’s official health marketplace Web site, with a listing of enrollment fairs and events near you and responses to FAQs.

AARP Fact Sheets English  Español  

Benefits for People with Disabilities  

COBRA and Connecticut State Continuation Coverage   

Family and Medical Leave Act (Department of Labor)

Kaiser Family Foundation
The foundation focuses on key national health policy issues. The site also offers short short, animated movies explaining the problems with the current health care system and the changes that are happening. Click here for English  Español

Medline Plus 
MedlinePlus is a vital resource for quality health information of all kinds. Visit the Health Insurance Health Topic page for links to essential insurance information. Español  

Medicare (Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare) 

Military Health System  

Multilingual Information

National Immigration Law Center 
Information on a broad range of public safety net programs, education, health, and workers’ rights, and other issues as it affects immigrant communities.  Fact sheets include, Immigrants and the Affordable Health Act: English Español
This government Web portal is designed to facilitate access for the public to government information and services on the web. English Español

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  

Veterans Health Administration  



Medications and Treatments

Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs  

Drug Information Portal from the National Library of Medicine

RX List Medications, prescription drug information, pill identifier and pharmacy locator ...

Health Topics from MedlinePlus   

Health Information from Mayo Clinic  

Find a Doctor, Psychologist or Dentist

Find a Doctor from the American Medical Association

Find a Dentist, from the American Dental Association

Find a Psychologist, from the American Psychological Association

Medicare Participating Physician Directory, from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services   

Health Care Facility Evaluations

Best Hospitals (U.S. News & World Report)

Hospital Compare, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  

American Association for Homecare