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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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.

Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians
Address:

11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway

Leawood, KS 66211-2680

Phone:

800-274-2237

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 January 2017 by Michael Woods, MD, FAAP

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