Collier Health Information Center

The Collier Health Information Center is a joint project of Ilsley Public Library, Porter Medical Center, the Porter hospital staff, and the  Champlain Valley Area Health Education Center.  Additional support is provided by the staff of the Dana Medical Library at UVM and the Vermont Community Health Information Network.The center is located on the first floor of the library and contains reference and circulating texts, pamphlets, local health periodicals, and an Internet accessible computer that patrons may use to research health information.

Click here for health information on the web.

The Collier Health Information Center is a public resource intended to help people better understand medical terminology, treatments, and conditions.

Disclaimer:  The information provided is for general informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as medical advice or medical instruction. We encourage you to discuss this material with your healthcare provider.

Collier Health on the Web

The following links take you to some selected health information websites. If you are unable to find the information you are seeking, please consult the reference librarian or speak with a medical professional.

Disclaimer: The information provided is for general informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as medical advice or medical instruction. We encourage you to discuss this material with your healthcare provider.

Databases

This database is provided as part of the Vermont Online Library. It is available to anyone at the library and to library cardholders from home. To access the databases from home, simply click on the appropriate link and enter your library card barcode number (located on the back of the card) when prompted.

  • Health & Wellness Resource Center
    Information on a range of health issues plus herbal remedies, and alternative or complementary treatments, etc.
  • Teen Health & Wellness
    Real Life, Real Answers – the award-winning, critically acclaimed online resource – provides middle and high school students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, standards-aligned, curricular and self-help support. Topics include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, green living, financial literacy, and more.

Web Links

Links to some of the most respected, free health information Websites available. These sites are accessible in the library or at home.