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Internet health information

Looking for Reliable Health Information?

Reliable Websites For Common Conditions and Issues


Many community members find that making health care decisions is one of the biggest challenges that they face as patients. Finding reliable health information on the internet can be difficult. Ontario County Public Health has tried to reduce some of that challenge by providing a comprehensive list of common illnesses and issues that our residents face. Every link will take you to a trusted website where you can find accurate unbiased health information

Many of the resources that are noted on our website are also included in the Joint Commission Resource Guide; Patient 101: How to Find Reliable Health Information. This guide is a 14 page document that includes resources that are clinically proven to be unbiased and will provide you with reliable health information. Tips for searching for health care providers are also noted in the guide.

Joint Commissions Resource Guide; How to Find Reliable Health Information:

(Updated 6/7/2019)