MedlinePlus MedlinePlus, from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), provides information that is authoritative and up to date. Includes a variety of health topics, conditions, and drug information, as well as, a medical encyclopedia, videos and games, and current news. Information is available in English and Spanish.
Genetic Science Learning Center The Genetic Science Learning Center is a science and health education program located in the midst of the bioscience research being carried out at the University of Utah.
Genetics Home Reference Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine (NLM) website for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes associated with those conditions.
Health Finder Reliable health information from the government on a wide variety of topics.
Healthline A wide variety of information from a website with HONcode certification.
Mayo Clinic "Mayo Clinic's award-winning website offers consumer health information and self-improvement tools. Mayo Clinic's medical experts and editorial professionals bring you access to the knowledge and experience of Mayo Clinic for all your consumer health information needs, from cancer, diabetes, and heart disease to nutrition, exercise, and pregnancy."
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) NCCIH is the federal government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. NCCIH is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Quackwatch Quackwatch, Inc., is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, fallacies, and misconduct. Its primary focus is on quackery-related information that is difficult or impossible to get elsewhere. Founded by Dr. Stephen Barrett in 1969 as the Lehigh Valley Committee Against Health Fraud, it was incorporated in 1970.
ToxTown Tox Town uses color, graphics, sounds, and animation to add interest to learning about connections between chemicals, the environment, and the public's health. Tox Town's target audience is students above elementary-school level, educators, and the general public.
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Website Accesibilty Policy Jefferson County Library District
Jefferson County Library District is fully committed to providing accessible facilities, elements and
channels of communication to all members of the public. As part of this commitment, Jefferson County Library District
has a policy of providing an accessible website compatible with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) and
commercial screen reading software. All features of the website are coded to allow individuals with vision and
other impairments to understand and use the website to the same degree as someone without disabilities. We welcome
feedback and can often resolve issues in a timely manner if they arise.
If you need any special assistance or accommodations
Jefferson County Library District has designated a compliance officer for website disability-related accommodations.
The compliance officer has received training in website accessibility and updates the site in accordance with those best
practices. Contact our accessibility officer to report an issue.
Compliance Procedures and Reports
In addition to testing with users with a wide range of disabilities and coding our website to WCAG standards,
Jefferson County Library District regularly scans its website to ensure ongoing compliance, and makes timely
changes to any inaccessible changes, if any are found. In our ongoing commitment to transparency, we make the
last three months' reports available to the public.
August 2021 Website Accessibility Compliance Report
July 2021 Website Accessibility Compliance Report
June 2021 Website Accessibility Compliance Report
Linked Documents and Third Parties
Please note that this site may link out to third-party websites, such as state or federal agencies, that do
not have accessible content. This site may also include documents provided by third parties included in our
agenda packets, for example. While we cannot control the accessibility of content provided by third parties,
we are happy to assist any member of the public with reading and accessing content on our site.