Centers for Disease Control (CDC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
Federal Emergency Management Agency The Federal Emergency Management Agency is an independent agency of the federal government, reporting to the President. It's mission is to reduce loss of life and property and protect our nation's critical infrastructure from all types of hazards through a comprehensive, risk-based, emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
FEMA for Kids Herman the "spokes crab" teaches children about disasters through games and stories, as well as offering resources for parents and teachers.
Homeland Security Advisory System The Homeland Security Advisory System is a means to disseminate information regarding the risk of terrorist acts to federal, state, and local authorities and to the American people.
Preparing for Emergencies This site provides information from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other agencies to focus on and help citizen's plan and prepare for emergencies.
U.S. Department of Health/Human Services The Department of Health and Human Services is the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. HHS' responsibilities include public health, biomedical research, Medicare and Medicaid, welfare, social services and more.
Arthritis Foundation The only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research. Find local programs, events and physicians from here.
Ask Mayo Clinic Health information and self-care instructions. Toll free number. For questions for "Ask Mayo Clinic" call 1-800-304-1928.
Cardiovascular Health Program Nebraska Health and Human Services program which offers information on The Cardiovascular Health Program. The program's goal is to decrease the number of deaths due to cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke) in Nebraska.
Health Information You Can Trust Consumer information on support and self-help groups, regional and national consumer health websites. Geographic focus on Burt, Cuming, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, Saunders, and Washington Counties, as well as Pottawattamie County, in Iowa..
Healthy Children The American Academy of Pediatrics' website for parents. Powered by pediatricians. Trusted by parents.
Kids Health Health information about children from before birth through adolesence. Sections for kids, teens and parents. (tambien en Espanol)
Home Health Care Compare This website provides information on the quality of care for home health care agencies. The information contained within the website should be utilized as an additional resource to help consumers make informed healthcare decisions. Consumers are encouraged to discuss any questions or concerns they may have regarding their healthcare with their physician or the healthcare facility.
For questions or additional information on FAMC's Home Health Care, please contact the Public Relations Department at 402-727-3844.
Hospital Compare This website provides information on the quality of care at hospitals who have volunteered to report their data for selected clinical topics. This is an additional resource consumers can use to help make healthcare decisions. All questions/concerns about a person's personal health history and related questions should be discussed with their physician or by contacting their hospital.
Instuctions are given on how to select a particular hospital, including Fremont Area Medical Center. If you would like additional information on how to interpret the report and specifically, FAMC's quality measures, please contact the Public Relations Department at 402-727-3844.
Nursing Home Compare This website provides information on the quality of care in nursing homes. The information contained within the website should be utilized as an additional resource to help consumers make informed healthcare decisions. Consumers are encouraged to discuss any questions or concerns they may have regarding their healthcare with their physician or the healthcare facility.
For questions or additional information on A. J. Merrick Manor, please contact the Public Relations Department at 402-727-3844.
Resources for Veterans
Veterans Administration Official website for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Includes toll free numbers for a variety of benefits and services available through the VA. The main number for Veteran Benefits is 800-828-1000.
Local resources include the Disabled American Veterans, 137 North D Street, Fremont. Office number is 402-727-5959. The national DAV website is www.dav.org; DAV Department of Nebraska www.davmembersportal.org/ne; and the local Fremont DAV #18 Chapter email is firstname.lastname@example.org. The local DAV meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.
Things To See & Do Around Fremont
Fremont State Lakes Boating, camping, walking trails, biking, swimming beaches, water skiing, jet skiing, playgrounds, fishing located within minutes of Fremont's city limits.
Henry Doorly Zoo A world class tourist attraction and a leader in environmental education.