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


    Address:61 Broadway, 6th FloorNew York, NY 10006

    Phone:1-800-LUNGUSA1-800-548-8252 (help line)

    Internet address: http://www.lungusa.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.


    Address:1600 Clifton RdAtlanta, GA 30333


    Email form: http://www.cdc.gov/netinfo.htm

    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.


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

    Description of services provided:The US Department of Health and Human Services offers this website all 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.


    Email address:info@nfid.org

    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.


    Internet address: http://www.who.int/en

    Description of services provided:Find out what's going on worldwide with the prevention and control of influenza. Also look here for thorough fact sheets on this topic.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
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