Resource Guide for Viral Upper Respiratory Infections (Colds and Influenza)

The American Lung Association

55 West Wacker Drive

Suite 1150

Chicago, IL 60601

1-800-586-4872

http://www.lung.org

Look here for a consumer-friendly Q&A on all aspects of influenza. Included is a discussion of the complications of this infection.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention    TOP

1600 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30329-4027

1-800-232-4636

https://www.cdc.gov

With a goal "to achieve true improvements in people's health," the CDC provides an abundance of information on the flu, including facts, prevention, frequently asked questions, updated tips if you do get sick, flu activity across the country, and more.

US Department of Health & Human Services    TOP

200 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20201

1-877-696-6775

https://www.hhs.gov

It is the mission of the US. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. The HHS fulfills that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases    TOP

7201 Wisconsin Avenue

Suite 750

Bethesda, MD 20814

301-656-0003

https://www.http://www.nfid.orgnfid.org

This site provides "What You Should Know About Influenza," as well as the latest research.

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Last reviewed October 2017 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael Woods, MD, FAAP
Last Updated: 11/24/2015

 

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