Resources

Please click the links below for information and resources relating to infectious disease.

The Infectious Disease Specialists Resources archive contains a collection of links to websites with helpful infectious disease-related topics. The links are organized into categories. Each link is displayed with full detail, including a preview of the information you will find on the website. Each link summary also lists any suggested related websites. We strive to keep the list of links current, but as the web constantly changes, some of the links listed herein may be obsolete.

We hope this collection of links are a valuable resource for you to use when researching topics related to your health and well-being. We also accept link suggestions from you. If you’d like to submit a link, please contact us. We will review the link submission and post it to the site.

Travel

CDC Travelers’ Health – http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel
This is from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Website. It contains up-to-date and authoritative information on many Travel Health Related Topics.

Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – http://www.cdc.gov
U.S. Department of Health and Human services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. 

South Dakota Department of Health – https://doh.sd.gov
The South Dakota Department of Health works to promote, protect and improve the health and well-being of all South Dakotans.

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) – http://www.idsociety.org/Index.aspx
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases. 

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) – http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/acip/
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is a group of medical and public health experts that develops recommendations on how to use vaccines to control diseases in the United States.

American College of Physicians (ACP) – https://www.acponline.org
The American College of Physicians (ACP) is a national organization of internists — physician specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness.

American Medical Association (AMA) – http://www.ama-assn.org/ama
The American Medical Association’s mission is to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

HIV / AIDS

AIDSinfo – https://aidsinfo.nih.gov/
U.S. Department of Health and Human services website on HIV and AIDS.

Heartland Health – http://heartlandhealthsd.org
Heartland Health Resource Center is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting overall wellness for people living in eastern South Dakota with HIV/AIDS, for at-risk individuals, and for their families.

Rural AIDS Action Networkhttp://www.raan.org/
Rural AIDS Action Network leads rural Minnesota in the fight to stop HIV through a broad array of client services, risk reduction, advocacy and awareness.