Online Resources


Teton County Department of Public Health

This local website contains information regarding current local health-related news, the public health clinic, breastfeeding support, infant-parent support, children’s special health services, nurse home-visits, infant CPR classes, environmental health issues, and other information.


This free service automatically sends SMS text messages to your cell phone during pregnancy and for the first year of your child’s life.  The messages contain reminders, tips, and other advice, and are available in English and Spanish.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

This frequently updated federal website contains extensive information about diseases and health conditions, vaccination and other prevention measures, emergency preparedness, and health advice for travelers to foreign countries.

Online Pediatric Symptom Checker

This tool on the website from the American Academy of Pediatrics provides parents with information about their children's symptoms and advice on when to consult their medical providers. The symptom checker tool features images that can be used by parents to diagnose rashes and insect bites among children, as well as weight-based dosage charts for over-the-counter drugs.

Medical Advice by Topic

An Index of Pediatric Information. Topics followed by * are available

in Español. Brief versions of topics have a reading level no higher than 4th grade.

American Academy of Pediatrics

An excellent all-around pediatric resource. The American  Academy of Pediatrics

is committed to the attainment of optimal, physical, mental, and social health and

well being for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.


PubMed is a service of the National Library of Medicine that includes over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.


A commercial website with generally good general information geared toward a wide

audience. WebMD “is dedicated to providing quality health information & services to consumers, physicians, employers and health plan members.”