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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: 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
  • Internet Address: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines
  • 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.

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