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Health Information

The Upstate Health Sciences Library provides public health services and resources free of charge to patients, families and our community members at large.

Nutrition teaches how to choose the right food and beverages for your lifestyle Dietary Guidelines, food allergies, recipes, workout ideas and more Access to goverment information on food and nutrition

Food Recalls and Alerts From

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Food This website includes links to food safety and nutrition information campaigns from the FDA.

Exercise & Wellness

Local Fitness Programs Syracuse City Park programs for youth, adults and seniors

Oasis Working with adults over 50  to positively impact their lives through partnerships to share knowledge, offer evidence- and research-based programs, conduct evaluations and adapt to meet the needs of diverse audiences.

Physical Activiy Basics from the CDC - Needs and benefits 


Upstate's Pathways to Wellness Provides programs and resources to promote a culture of health and wellness for the Upstate Medical University community.

Why Walk? Why Not? Walking is a great way to get the physical activity needed to obtain health benefits. Walking does not require any special skills. It also does not require a gym membership or expensive equipment.

Image of people walking in a park


Health and Wellness Books at the Library

Health and wellness books are located on the first floor and available to everyone at Upstate as well as community members.  

*** Note: Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Library is currently open to Upstate I.D. holders only.***  Please feel free to contact us for assistance with locating more accessible resources until we re-open to the public.