Medical

General
Health Insurance
Air Quality
Fitness/Wellness

 

GENERAL

Overview of MED
http://www.state.gov/m/med/

Medical Clearance
http://www.state.gov/m/med/c35194.htm
http://www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/1865.htm

Employee Consultation Service (ECS)
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c23134.htm

Child & Family Program
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c22458.htm

Federal Occupational Health – Work/ Life Program
https://www.worklife4you.com/index.html?banner=735446%2F2a8t9pbN48kStEZNmA1QuEERc2c%3D

Medical Evacuation
www.state.gov/documents/organization/162923.pdf

Pregnancy Guide from FLO
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c25862.htm

 

HEALTH INSURANCE

AFSA List of Insurance Resources
http://www.afsa.org/insurance-plans

 

AIR POLLUTION RESOURCES

CDC – Air Quality
http://www.cdc.gov/air/default.htm

Department of State Global Air Quality Partnership
http://www.state.gov/m/pri/gdi/airquality/index.htm
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/02/237573.htm
http://www.state.gov/m/pri/gdi/airquality/c70218.htm

Department of State Department Air Pollution Working Group health
Email: MEDair@state.gov

Department of State Open Net
http://diplopedia.state.gov/index.php?title=Air_Pollution
snip.state.gov/bno

EPA Particle Pollution and Health
https://www3.epa.gov/pm/health.html
https://www3.epa.gov/pm/pdfs/pm-color.pdf

EPA Air Resources Page
https://www.epa.gov/learn-issues/air-resources

Health Effects Institute
http://www.healtheffects.org/index.html

WHO Fact Sheet (Ambient and Indoor Pollution)
http://www.who.int/phe/health_topics/outdoorair/databases/faqs_air_pollution.pdf?ua=1

WHO Ambient (outdoor) air pollution in cities database (for download)
http://www.who.int/phe/health_topics/outdoorair/databases/cities/en/

AQI Data
EPA Air Now
https://www.airnow.gov (click Department of State logo for overseas information)

Mission China AQI Data
http://www.stateair.net/web/post/1/5.html

Real Time AQI
aqicn.org/map

OpenAQ Real Time Comparison between Beijing, New Delhi, and Ulaanbaatar
http://labs.openaq.org/aq-viz/

Prevention Methods
Embassy Beijing
Extremely High Levels of PM2.5: Steps to Reduce Your Exposure
http://beijing.usembassy-china.org.cn/20130201-pm25-steps.html

Home Air Filters
EPA guide to home air filters
https://www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq/guide-air-cleaners-home
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/residair.html

California EPA recommendation on air filters
http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/indoor/aircleaners.htm
http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/indoor/aircleaners/certified.htm

Independent Reviews of Air Purifiers
http://www.air-purifier-ratings.org/index.html
http://ahamverifide.org/search-for-products/room-air-cleaners/

Face Masks
FDA recommendation on face masks and N95 respirators http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/GeneralHospitalDevicesandSupplies/PersonalProtectiveEquipment/ucm055977.htm

Guide to Wearing Face Masks Correctly
http://www.placer.ca.gov
http://oehha.ca.gov/air/risk_assess/wildfirev8.pdf (p.17-20)

 

FITNESS/WELLNESS

Foreign Service family member businesses focused on fitness and wellness (online workouts, dance):
AAFSW EFM Business Directory
http://efmbusiness.aafsw.org