Health Resources

Healthy Resolutions 2022 - Physical Activity

”Physical activity is any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that requires energy expenditure.” 

Healthy Resolutions 2022 - Sleep Hygiene

Combines recommendations for environmental and behavioral practices designed to promote a better quality of sleep.

Sleep Hygiene Infographic                Sleep Tracker Form

Health Care Information

  • Access Health CT - Connecticut's Official Health Insurance Marketplace (toll free call center - 1-855-805-4325)
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Open enrollment information - Oct. 15 - December 7.
  • CHOICES - Connecticut's program for Health Insurance assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling, Eligibility Screening. Medicare assistance. Appointments with a counselor will be available at the library on Fridays, Oct. 18, 25 and Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 and Dec. 6. Call 203-899-2780 ext. 109 to make an appointment.
  • Connecticut Health Foundation
  • Connecticut Health Policy Project - is a non-profit, non-partisan research and educational organization dedicated to improving access to affordable, quality health care for all Connecticut residents.
  • CT Mirror - Current news stories on Connecticut healthcare.
  • Healthcare Online Resources 2020 - This is a comprehensive guide to healthcare resources, primarily in the U.S., currently available on the internet, published by government, academic, corporate, and scholarly organizations.
  • Health Insurance Marketplace - This site launches on Oct. 1, 2013. Question and answer format to help consumers determine the best health insurance for themselves.
  • - The official government site for medicare information.

Health Information

  • American Lung Association - The leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research.
  • CDC - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - What you should know, latest updates, and information for specific audiences.
  • MedlinePlus - Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

Local Health

  • AmeriCares Free Clinic of Norwalk - Outpatient medical care, school, camp, sports and pre-employment physical exams by appointment only (some exclusions apply). Laboratory and diagnostic testing ordered by AmeriCares physicians.
  • Norwalk Community Health Center - Our mission is to provide high quality comprehensive primary health care services to residents of Norwalk and the surrounding towns without regard for ability to pay or without discrimination as to age, sex, race, national origin, creed, political affiliation, residence or ability to pay.
  • Norwalk Department of Health - Health and beach updates for the City of Norwalk. Also health services information, a calendar of events, health programs, environmental information and eight downloadable forms.
  • Norwalk Hospital - Find out about the hospital's community programs and events, physician listing and services.

Senior Care

Article by Medical Alert Buying Guide - "What Happened to"?
 This article includes a curated list of the best health resources for seniors.