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Information on Health Services

OnAquidneck.com offers these links to health sites of interest. While the internet is a great place to research and become informed, it cannot replace the consultation with a doctor.

If you know of a listing that isn't here or needs to be updated please  (put the category in the subject line).

 RI Dept of Health web site.  

FLU Shot Clinics - Schedule updated weekly on Dept of health site

Check for Local Flu Clinics from the Visiting Nurses (Use the calendar function on their site)

Links for health insurance companies:

Health Source RI - the official healthcare portal for the state of Rhode Island
Aetna/US Healthcare
Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Blue Chip

Delta Dental of RI

United Health Care

Hospitals - Health Care Centers:

American Hospital Association
Brown Univ. OB/GYN - Women & Infants' Hospital
Butler Hospital
Home & Hospice Care of RI
Kent Hospital
Lifespan
 
      - Rhode Island Hospital 
        - The Miriam Hospital
        - Hasbro Children's Hospital
        - Bradley Hospital
        - Visiting Nurse Association of Rhode Island
        - Newport Hospital
        - and  New England Medical Center in Boston.
Newport County Community Mental Health Center, Inc., 127 Johnnycake Hill Rd, Middletown, 846-1213. Providing mental health services to Jamestown, Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth, Tiverton, and Little Compton.
Roger Williams Medical Center
The Healing Coop -"To provide women and their families with a safe, supportive space in which they can begin their own individual healing process through and beyond cancer."
Women and Infants' Hospital

 

Internet Sites of Interest:

After Shingles -info on shingles and post-herpetic neuralgia (VNA)
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Association of Blood Banks
AARP of Rhode Island
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Cancer Society
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Psychological Association
American Society of Reproductive Medicine
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association -find information to help understand communication and communication disorders as well as a referral service.
Alzheimer's Association - RI Chapter
Be Med Wise - "Know what's in your medicine", how to read the label, over the counter drugs.
CancerNet
- Service of the National Cancer Institute
DocFinder -- find a doctor and information about them
Food and Drug Administration, US
Health Central "Global Health Portal"
Intelihealth - Home to Johns Hopkins Health Information
Lyme Disease Association, Inc.
Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc
Medicare Guide for Seniors
Medicare.gov: Websites for Seniors
Senior Citizen Guide to Alcohol and Drug Recovery
Guide to Senior Living: State-by-State Options
MDJunction - find a doctor and information about them
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
RI Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline
RI Cancer Council
RI Dental Association
RI Eye Institute
Visiting Nurse Association of America

Visiting Nurse Services of Newport & Bristol Counties

WebMD
World Wide Wounds - wound care management

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