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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Address:

1600 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30329

Phone:

1-800-232-4636

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 "CDC A-Z Index" you'll find a fact sheet on chickenpox covering everything from treatment to vaccination.

American Academy of Family Physicians
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:

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 2016 by Michael Woods, MD

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