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Below are links to local and national resources and health information on a variety of topics.


Diseases and Conditions



Health Care

  • Kansas City's Medicine Cabinet – Provides help for low-income, underinsured and uninsured metro area residents. Includes emergency dental care [fillings and extractions], diabetic supplies, durable medical equipment, hearing aids, prescriptions [no controlled substances], vision exam and eyeglasses. 
  • Health Insurance – USA.gov resources about health insurance options. Get information about the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare, Medicaid, and other programs to help pay medical expenses. https://www.usa.gov/health-insurance
  • Health Care Reform – information on health care reform provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. healthfinder.gov/HealthCareReform/
  • HealthCare.gov – options about health insurance as well as information about health care reform. www.healthcare.gov/

Limited English Proficiency Resources


  • Parent information – CDC’s information on parenting. Included in this is information about parenting children from pregnancy to age 19. www.cdc.gov/parents/index.html



Sexual Health

Women’s Health