Resources

National & State

NATIONAL 

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   is the leading national public health institute of the United States. The CDC is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services. 

AARP  AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives. 
American Heart Association  fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.  
Institute for Healthcare Improvement  The Institute's mission is to improve health and health care worldwide. 

Rethink Health  ReThink Health believes that by thinking differently and working together, we can remake our troubled health system into one that is centered on the well-being and productivity of our people, the vibrancy of our communities, and the prosperity of our nation. This includes the delivery of optimal, affordable, and accessible care. We also believe that the most promising way forward will spring from creative, concerted, and collaborative efforts in regions across the country, where residents and other system stakeholders dare to find and fulfill their shared aspirations.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)  The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds a wide array of programs which are working to help build a national Culture of Health.

RWJF County Health Rankings and Roadmaps   The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.

US Surgeon General  U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH is committed to maintaining strong relationships with the public health community and forging new partnerships with non-traditional partners, including business and law enforcement.

 

STATE

LiveHealthyPA  improves health outcomes for Pennsylvanians by connecting communities, schools, organizations and health teams together. It raises awareness of healthy behaviors, shares data and resources, and offers a platform for idea generation and information exchange for groups to address health needs across the State.

PA Coalition for Oral Health  The Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health is a diverse group of leaders from across the state from schools of public health, philanthropic organizations, businesses, dental organizations, health insurance firms, advocacy organizations, state agencies and other champions.  Advancing policies and practices that increase access to oral health services, education, and prevention especially for our most vulnerable Pennsylvanians.  Essential to overall health and wellness, optimal oral health benefits ALL Pennsylvanians. By bringing together oral health advocates and professionals to share the best and most innovative approaches, PCOH serves as the dynamic leading voice to improve oral health across the Commonwealth.

PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources  Explore PA Trails!

PA Department of Health  

Certificates – Vital Records

Disease Prevention & Control

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Preparedness

Environmental Services

Family Health

Health Care Access

Home Health

Medical Marijuana Program

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Violence & Injury Prevention

Regulation Licensure and Certification

School Health