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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Address:

1600 Clifton Rd.

Atlanta, GA 30333

Phone:

1-800-311-4636

E-mail Address:

cdcinfo@cdc.gov

Internet Address:

http://www.cdc.gov

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 United States. 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.

Atlanta, GA 30333

E-mail Address:

NIPINFO@cdc.gov

Phone:

1-800-232-4636

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 (AAFP)

Address:

11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway

Leawood, KS 66211-2680

Mailing Address:

American Academy of Family Physicians

PO Box 11210

Shawnee Mission, KS 66207-1210

Phone:

888-794-7481

202-232-9044

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 May 2014 by Michael Woods, 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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