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U.S. Blue Pages- contact details for federal government agencies and departments including local/regional contacts.

Forms

Search.USA.gov Forms: Gateway to forms from many federal agencies. Search by form title, agency name, form number or keyword..

Forms from the Feds

General Sites and Gateways

USA.Gov: gateway to federal, state and local government information and services organized by broad subject categoriess

NCPW: gateway for consumer information including product safety and recalls, nutrition, health care and medical products, frauds and scams. 
econsumer.gov - information and forms to file cross-border e-commerce complaints.
Consumer Information: FTC 
Internet Fraud Complaint Center
Federal Consumer Information Center: consumer alerts and publications. Including theConsumer Action Handbook with advice, consumer tips and a consumer assistance directory.

Fueleconomy.gov: Gas mileage (MPG), greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution ratings, and safety information for new and used cars and trucks. Include information on fuel economy and hybrid vehicles.
Green Vehicle Guide: EPA guide to choosing the cleanest and most fuel-efficient vehicle that meets your needs.

Benefits, Grants and Financial Aid

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistancee: "database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals."

Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA): Interactive application for federal financial aid and information on aid.

GovBenefits: inter-agency partnership to provide information on benefits from multiple agencies. Includes online confidential screening tool.

Grants.gov

Health

Healthfinderr: a portal for authoritative consumer-oriented health information developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies.

MedlinePlus: health topics, drug information, dictionaries, directories and other resources from the National Library of Medicine.

4Woman: health information for women from the National Women's Health Information Center.

ClinicalTrials.gov: current information about clinical research studies from the National Library of Medicine.

Complementary and Alternative Medicines: factsheets, alerts and advisories and treatment information from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicines.

Drug Information: information on prescription and over the counter drugs including labels and labelling regulations from the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.

FDA Information for Consumers for news, information about products regulated by the FDA andFDA Consumer magazine

FoodSafety.gov: Gateway to government food safety information. News and Safety Alerts, Consumer Advice, report illnesses and product complaints.

Medicaid & Medicare Consumer Information

Nutrition and Diet

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotionn

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Food Guide Pyramid
Food Guide Pyramid for Children

Interactive Healthy Eating Index

Nutrition.gov: food facts, food safety, health management, food assistance.

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Small Business

BusinessLaw.govv: plain English guides, state and local information, federal regulatory information, getting legal help.

Export.Gov: guide to exporting.

Trade.gov: "assistance to help your business export goods and services to markets worldwide. From this site you can access a global listing of trade events, international market research, and practical tools to help with every step of the export process." From the U.S. Commercial Service.

Small Business Administration

U.S. Business Advisor

Tax Forms

Federal tax forms and publicationss: printable forms from the IRS
Individuals
Businesses

South Carolina State Tax Forms

Tax Forms from Other States

Travel

Air Traffic Control Systemm: realtime airport status and delay information from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA).

Passports: application and renewal information.

Recreation.gov: interagency site about public recreation areas. Search for recreation areas by state, recreational activity, agency, or map and make bookings, buy passes and more.

Travelers' Health: health information for international travel, information on outbreaks, specific diseases, vaccinations and travelling with children from the Center for Disease Control.

Travel Warnings & Consular Information: safety and security information, location of the U.S. Embassy or Consulate, unusual immigration practices, health conditions, minor political disturbances, unusual currency and entry regulations from the Department of State.

Visit Your Parks: Search for a national park, make reservations, buy passes.

 

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