NEW! Jeopardy Health Game BL-BH (Click on Open and then Read Only. No need to enter a password. Hit the F5 key to open the PPT and play the game.)
Now you can search all of Alameda County for no-cost or low-cost health care services by specialist, price, language and location.
Alameda County Public Health Department Immunization Information
California Healthy Families: Applications in many different languages
obtaining prescription drugs. While the card is generally for people without health insurance, the card in
many cases has better pricing than what people with health insurance are paying for their prescriptions.
So it's good for everyone to compare pricing even if they have insurance.
NEW! Medline Plus
NEW! Medline Plus
MedlinePlus presents interactive health tutorials from the Patient Education Institute. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for a variety of diseases and conditions. Also learn about surgeries, prevention and wellness. Each tutorial includes animated graphics, audio and easy-to-read language.
Use these links to find health information in languages other than English:
From NOCCCD: Making a Doctor's Appointment
Intermediate Health Websites
Reading Medicine Labels (Many different languages)
More Health Activities (Different Levels)
Health Materials for Intermediate Students Sections 1 through 7
Health Conversations IL-ADV
These are conversations that students can listen to several different ways. They can play the conversations in normal speed or slow speed. They can also place their mouse over each word and listen to each word individually.
Advanced Health Websites
This form is for students to practice filling out an online medical form. DO NOT enter any personal information; DO NOT save your completed form, and DO NOT print your completed form.
This confidential interactive conversation will help you prepare for your next doctor's visit. Click on "Start the Conversation," and answer the questions. Based on your responses, you can view potential health risks. At the end of the questionnaire, just click on "Show Me My Results." There is no need to enter your email address. You can now read your Health Report or see a list Questions to Ask when you visit the doctor. THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.
The Women's Health resource covers topics including menstruation, menopause, pregnancy, childbirth, breast and reproductive cancer, sexually transmitted infections, and domestic abuse.
Curriculum modules are designed for ESL teachers in colleges and adult schools. They target intermediate to high-level ESL students and are also appropriate for secondary education teachers working on health education programs.
Food Pyramids: What We Eat and Who We Are
Students record what they are eating, compare cultural values of healthy nutrition and evaluate the recommendations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a guide to eating healthily.Lesson Plan Video Clip Illustrating Themes Explored in the Lesson
Additional Lesson Resources
Living in the United States: Is It Good for Our Health?
Students explore the social conditions and lifestyle choices that impact health in the United States.Lesson Plan Video Clip Illustrating Themes Explored in the Lesson
Additional Lesson Resource
This Place Matters: The Impact of Neighborhood on Health
Students analyze the effects of neighborhoods on the health of those who reside in them. Why is it that place matters?Lesson Plan Video Clips Illustrating Themes Explored in the Lesson
Additional Lesson Resource
Stress: The Bigger Picture
Students consider the social and economic causes of stress as well as the health implications of living with stress.Lesson Plan Video Clip Illustrating Themes Explored in the Lesson
Stress: Taking Control
Students consider the health implications of living with stress and devise an action plan for reducing stress in their lives.Lesson Plan
Talking About Medicines
Students compare common remedies used in different cultures and reflect on how they have changed medical treatments since coming to the U.S.Lesson Plan Additional Lesson Resource