Cover Oregon is an online marketplace where Oregon individuals and employers will be able to compare and enroll in health and dental coverage that fits their needs and budget, and to access financial help to pay for their coverage. Starting in the fall of 2013, it will serve as a one-stop resource that makes it easy to find the plan for your unique needs.
Oregon Health Authority
(*) Oregonians can find information about state health benefits, such as the Oregon Health Plan and Healthy Kids programs, public health, and mental health on this official site.
(*) From the US Department of Health and Human Services, this site has an encyclopedia of more than 1600 health topics, health news, personal health tools, and health information in Spanish.
US Department of Health and Human Services
(*) Find interactive tools such as podcasts, videos, and blogs, plus links to a wide variety of government health programs and information at this site. Current national healthcare news can be found here, too.
(*) The National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health provide access to information about health topics, drugs and supplements, health news, and other tools. This site is available in Spanish.
Oregon Health Connect
Oregonians can learn about healthcare resources and benefits, and find out what resources are the best for them on this simple-to-use site. The site is also available in Spanish.
Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) Program
At this site, find the Oregon guide to Medigap, Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans. You can also link to SHIBA for more information.
This official government site for Medicare helps you find out about drug and health plans, find doctors, gap coverage, check your enrollment status, and find answers to your Medicare questions. This site is available in Spanish.
ASPCA | Pet Care
Pet owners will find useful healthcare information here for their dogs, cats, horses, or small animals. Resources are also available about emergency preparedness and pets, pet adoption, and animal cruelty.
Health Materials in Spanish
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine has created this online directory of health-related sites that are available in Spanish, as well as English. Sites include those of associations, foundations, federal government agencies, and state-level resources.
Find information and materials in over 10 languages, including Hmong, Spanish, and Vietnamese, about a wide range of health topics. A cultures section allows you to learn about cultural differences when it comes to health issues and education.
National Institute of Mental Health Publications
Find easy-to-read brochures about a number of common mental health disorders from the national organization on mental health issues. Brochures are also available in Spanish.
Psychology Help Center
The American Psychological Association provides information about broad mental health subjects like work and school, family and relationships, and health and emotional wellness. A rotating banner links to current issues and events.
National Eye Institute
The National Institute of Health provides access to this site, all about eye health. Learn about eye anatomy, diseases, and disorders, or use the eye health resources found here. This site is available in Spanish.
American Dental Association
The American Dental Association is the official organization in the nation when it comes to dental health. Its site contains resources for you about dental wellness, ADA-approved products, and a dentist locator tool. This site is available in Spanish.
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Learn about naturopathic medicine and doctors at this site, where you can also locate a physician for your care. Those interested in becoming a naturopathic doctor will find helpful information here.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | CDC
Individuals, health professionals, students, and others will find the topics covered by the CDC's website to be useful. Find information here about diseases, emergency preparedness, workplace safety, and other health-related subjects. This site is available in Spanish.