ASTHO Supports healthfinder.gov
healthfinder.gov is the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion's consumer-facing wellness and prevention website. This site provides easy-to-understand, actionable information on prevention and wellness topics that state health agencies can use to promote healthy living in their communities.
Many Americans struggle with the complex health information found on the Internet. Instead of focusing on disease descriptions, symptoms, and treatment, healthfinder.gov is organized around evidence-based actions that individuals can take to stay healthy.
healthfinder.gov Resources for State Health Agencies
healthfinder Overview Slide Deck
This slide deck provides an overview of healthfinder.gov and tips for how state and territorial health agencies can use this resource.
Content Syndication and API from healthfinder.gov
Your state health agency can share customized, accurate, and actionable health information with the healthfinder.gov content syndication tool or application programming interface (API). By using a customized code, the content will not require maintenance and it is simple to add or delete health topics at any time. See below for an example.
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Health Topics A-Z
healthfinder's Health Topics A-Z allows users to browse by category, population, or topic for tools and resources for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Preventive services that are covered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are also highlighted and provide additional links to information from HealthCare.gov.
This tool provides personalized, evidence-based recommendations for clinical preventive services specific to a user's age, gender, and pregnancy status. Add this widget to your webpage.