Many US federal government organizations, as well as state and local governments, use GIS to display health-related information. Some US federal sites include:
- Cancer.gov (http://gis.cancer.gov/) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) (http://www.cancer.gov/) is a central source of information about GIS and related resources for use by the public, cancer researchers, and the GIS Special Interest Group (http://gis.cancer.gov/overview/gissig.html).
- EnviroMapper StoreFront (http://www.epa.gov/emefdata/em4ef.home) from the EPA (http://www.epa.gov/) helps you view federal, state, and local information about environmental conditions and features in an area of your choice.
- MyEnvironment (http://www.epa.gov/myenvironment/) is a powerful web-based tool from the EPA (http://www.epa.gov/) that provides a wide range of federal, state, and local information about environmental conditions and features in an area of your choice.
- GATHER, Geographic Analysis Tool for Health and Environmental Research, (http://gis.cdc.gov/) from the CDC (http://www.cdc.gov/) is an online spatial data access system that provides members of the public health community and general public access to spatial data that is pertinent to the analysis and exploration of public health issues.