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

    RESOURCES

    Address:55 West Wacker DriveSuite 1150Chicago, IL 60601

    Phone:1-800-548-8252

    Internet address: http://www.lung.org

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

    RESOURCES

    Address:1600 Clifton RoadAtlanta, GA 30329-4027

    Phone:1-800-232-4636

    Internet address: http://www.cdc.gov

    Description of services provided: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.

    RESOURCES

    Address:200 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, D.C. 20201

    Internet address: http://www.flu.gov

    Description of services provided:The US Department of Health & Human Services offers this website about the flu. Here you'll find an abundance of information on different types of flu viruses, ways to stay healthy, strategies to use in case of an outbreak, and guidelines for travel. Flu.gov also features webcasts and flu updates in your state.

    RESOURCES

    Address:7201 Wisconsin AvenueSuite 750Bethesda, MD 20814

    Phone:301-656-0003

    Internet address: http://www.nfid.org

    Description of services provided:This site provides "What You Should Know About Influenza," as well as the latest research.

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