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About Us

Explore Health is a website created in partnership with UC Davis Health System and the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) at the University of California. The purpose of the site is to provide Californians in traditionally underserved areas with reliable and up-to-date online consumer health information and tools.

Contact Us

Use this contact form to submit a question or suggestion to the website managers.

Quality Guidelines

Explore Health is committed to recommending only reliable and appropriate content from authoritative sources. To ensure this, we check that all health-related links from this site meet the quality guidelines of the National Institute of Health's MedlinePlus website and/or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website.


This website was made possible through the generous support and funding of the following institutions:

Federal partner
Broadband Technology Opportunities Program/National Telecommunications & Information Administration/ U.S. Department of Commerce
Funding partners (providing required match)
National Coalition for Health Integration
The California HealthCare Foundation
United HealthCare
University of California


We would like to thank the authors of Finding Health and Wellness @ the Library: A Consumer Health Toolkit for Library Staff, a project of the California State Library System whose research was used in the development of this website. In addtion, the following librarians, health educators, health professionals, and others generously contributed their time, advice, and expertise in building this webite. They reviewed content, provided helpful advice on organization and design, and supplied other important ideas and support.

  • Kelli Ham, Consumer Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region
  • Sheridan Miyamoto, Registered nurse health coach at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis
  • Suzanne Flint, Library Programs Consultant from the California State Library
  • Bridget Levich, Director of Chronic Disease Management and has worked at UC Davis Health System


Explore Health will be maintained through June 30th, 2013 by the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Explore Health links to external websites. The content of this site is accessible to persons with disabilities.