Learn about the Affordable Care Act, what it means for you, and resources available. Discover more about the health insurance marketplace and what the library has to make your decisions easier.
Dive into these database to learn more about your health, get the latest research and news.
- Health and Wellness Resource Center
Health & Wellness Resource Center is a comprehensive resource that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. Use this Resource Center to find information about diabetes, cancer, obesity and depression, among other conditions. Also search within current topics in the news, drug and herbal remedies, health directories, and health highlights.
Material from this database is intended for informational purposes only, and you are encouraged to consult with your own physician to discuss any course of treatment presented or suggested here.
NewsBank provides access to tens of millions of articles and video clips from local (Orlando Sentinel, El Sentinel), state, regional, national and international newspapers and other news sources. Search for healthcare information, the latest news, and more with this resource.
- HealthCare Help Center
HealthCare.gov is there to help you navigate your choices. Call, chat, sign up for updates, or find Navigators in your community who can help you find the right choice for you.
- Changes for Florida
Learn about the upcoming changes and how it affects the state of Florida.
The open enrollment dates for 2015 are from November 15, 2014 - February 15, 2015. Check out programs "At the Library!" on the last page to get assistance with enrollment at a library near you.
Introduced on September 17, 2009, this law - officially known as H.R.3590 - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - was signed into law on March 23rd, 2010. Read the entire bill here.