Health and Wellness

 

 

Free Flu Shots at the Library

 

Solano County Library is partnering with the county’s Public Health Services department to keep residents flu-free this fall. The free, drop-in flu shots will be offered in six libraries, from 1-4 p.m. in the following locations:             

 

  • Mon, Sept. 25 at the Vacaville Public Library-Town Square, 1 Town Square Place, Vacaville.

  • Thu, Sept. 28 at the Rio Vista Library, 44 S. 2nd St., Rio Vista.

  • Thu, Oct. 5 at the Suisun City Library, 601 Pintail Dr., Suisun City.

  • Wed, Oct. 11 at the Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Dr., Vacaville.

  • Fri, Oct. 13 at the Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St., Fairfield.

  • Tues, Oct. 17 at the John F. Kennedy Library, 505 Santa Clara St., Vallejo.

 

 

Free County Health and Social Services for You and Your Family

 

Onsite assistance with applications and enrollment  for MediCal and Food Stamps. Behavioral Health support will be provided. Information regarding all Solano County Health and Social Services programs will be available, as well as assistance and linkages  for community resources and housing resources.

 

Please stop by to see how Solano County Health and Social Services and Solano County Library can support you!

 

John F. Kennedy Library
1st Tuesday, 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Rio Vista Public Library
3rd Tuesday, 2 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Fairfield Civic Center Library
2nd  Tuesday, 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center
4th Tuesday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 

 

 

Smile at the Library! Toothbrush Drive

 

If you would like to help the Library bring more smiles to local residents, please donate new, unopened toothbrushes or toothpaste at your local library.  Bright yellow boxes are located at library branches in Fairfield, Suisun, Vacaville, Vallejo, and Rio Vista to collect new, unopened toothbrushes and mini toothpaste tubes.  Solano County Libraries will accept donations through March 31, 2017.

 

For additional information, please contact Solano County Library at 707-784-1526.

 

 

 

Food and Health

 

 

 

 

Resources

 

Solano County Wellness Recovery Resource Guide
A resource created by the Solano County Health & Social Services - Behavioral Health Division to help make it easier for people who use behavioral health and wellness assistance access services.

 

Merck Manuals Online

A digital version of the well-known print health manuals. Contains current medical information to enable more informed decisions for both patients and medical professionals.

 

Medline Plus 

Health information in from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

 

American Medical Association (AMA)

 

Contains Health Information and has an online Doctor Finder.

 

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Index (CAM)

Collection of material about different types of CAM, such as acupuncture, biofeedback, herbal medicine, hypnotherapy, massage, and yoga. Includes discussions of conditions (by organ and symptoms), and drug, herb, and supplement interactions and uses. From the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC).

 

Medical Board of California 

Provides guidelines on how to choose a doctor and check credentials/sanctions.

 

Drug Digest 

Drug Digest is a noncommercial, evidence-based, consumer health and drug information site. Contains information to research drug interactions, drug comparisons, and treatment options.

 

Medicare Consumer Information Page 

The official government source for those on Medicare or about to join up.

 

Updated February 2017

 

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