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If you’re looking for information about a flu shot, getting health insurance, assisting someone who’s elderly, or most other health-related issues, there are local organizations that can help. Of course, if you have specific medical questions, it’s best to consult a health professional.

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Health Insurance

Staying Healthy

Keeping Kids Healthy

  • Kids health: Offers information about health, behavior and development from before birth through the teen years. There are sections written for parents, kids and teens.
  • Keeping a healthy weight: Helping kids eat right for lifelong health.
  • Whooping cough (pertussis): Infants are at greatest risk for severe illness, hospitalization and even death from whooping cough.

For the Elderly

Other Links

  •  Washington State Social and Health Services: Helps children, families, vulnerable adults and seniors with medical and behavioral health care and other difficulties.
  • Keep track of your medications: Fill out this form and keep it in your wallet or purse to share it with your doctor, pharmacist or other health care provider to prevent harmful drug interactions and unnecessary duplication.
  • How to dispose of medications: Flushing unused medicine down the toilet may not be the safest way to get rid of them.
  • Prepare your home for emergencies: Tips on how to be ready for and respond to emergencies, from earthquakes to pandemics.
  • Information on staying healthy, from allergies to sexually transmitted diseases to workplace health.
  • Medline Plus: A website by the National Institutes of Health for patients and their families and friends.