The Georgia Health – Go Local site is no longer available as of April 1, 2010. The National Library of Medicine announced in February 2010 that it was ending its support for the Go Local program due to declining usage and the availability of similar information through other online resources.
Below are some links that may be helpful if you are seeking information on health or healthcare in Georgia:
Locate and compare health care services, providers and pharmacies within the state of Georgia. The site also contains tips for healthy living, health articles, and health information from sources in the state and across the country. From the Georgia Department of Community Health.
Call your local 2-1-1 center to receive free and confidential information and referral to healthcare and social services in your area. Georgia’s 2-1-1 centers are accessible using the link above.2-1-1 can provide local referrals to crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention, rehabilitation, health insurance programs, Medicaid and Medicare, maternal health, children’s health insurance programs, prescription assistance programs, and more.
Provides a goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Health professionals and consumers alike can depend on it for information that is authoritative and up to date. MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 800 diseases and conditions. There are directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, easy-to-understand tutorials on common conditions, tests, and treatments, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
MedlinePlus – Find Local Services
Links to directories at MedlinePlus to help you find health professionals, services and facilities in your area, including physicians, dentists, physical therapists, midwives, hospitals, libraries, and more.
GALILEO (GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online is an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. It provides access to hundreds of databases containing thousands of articles from thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. A variety of topics are covered, including health and medicine. Access to GALILEO is available to every public library card holder in Georgia.