Welcome to "Consumer Health - CHECKUP." This site is a joint project between the University of Manitoba Consumer Health Information Service and Winnipeg Public Library.
CHECKUP is designed to help you find reliable consumer health information about a variety of health issues.
What is "consumer health information"?Consumer health information is any information you need to make informed decisions about your health or your family's health.
It can be found in print or eBooks, websites, brochures, online videos and other information sources.
Reliable consumer health information can help you work with your health care professionals to make choices that are right for you.
To learn about the full range of information services offered by Winnipeg Public Library and the University of Manitoba Consumer Health Information Service, see Library Services.
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MedlinePlusis a website created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It has reliable health information written for a general audience. It includes information on health, wellness, drugs, disorders and conditions.
Health Links / Info Sante is a 24-hour, 7-days a week telephone information service. When you call, registered nurses will answer your health care questions and help you make the best choices for your healthcare.