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Resource Guide for Chickenpox

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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Resource Guide for Chickenpox

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Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Address:
1600 Clifton RD
Atlanta, GA 30333

Phone:
404-639-3534
1-800-311-3435

E-mail Address:
cdcinfo@cdc.gov

Internet Address:
http://www.cdc.gov
http://www.cdc.gov/netinfo.htm

Description of Services Provided:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a federal agency with a goal of protecting the health and safety of people in the US. In their "Health Topics A-Z" you'll find a fact sheet on chickenpox covering everything from treatment to vaccination.

National Immunization Program

Address:
NIP Public Inquiries
Mailstop E-05
1600 Clifton Rd., NE
Atlanta, GA 30333

E-mail Address:
NIPINFO@cdc.gov

Phone:
1-800-232-4636

Internet Address:
http://www.cdc.gov/nip/default.htm

Description of Services Provided:
The National Immunization Program's website provides information on the chickenpox vaccine. The information may be particularly helpful for regular travelers.

American Academy of Family Physicians

Address:
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, KS 66211-2672

Mailing Address:
PO Box 11210
Shawnee Mission, KS 66207-1210

E-mail Address:
fp@aafp.org

Phone:
1-800-274-2237

Internet Address:
http://www.aafp.org

Description of Services Provided:
This site covers all you need to know to keep your family healthy. You can read up on the treatment of chickenpox as well as special concerns for pregnant women.



Last reviewed February 2009 by David Juan, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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