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American Academy of Family Physicians
P.O. Box 11210
Shawnee Mission, KS��66207-1210
Web Address: www.familydoctor.org

The American Academy of Family Physicians offers information on adult and child health conditions and healthy living. Its Web site has topics on medicines, doctor visits, physical and mental health issues, parenting, and more.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Vaccines and Immunizations
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA��30333
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Web Address: www.cdc.gov/vaccines

This CDC Web site has information about vaccines and the diseases that can be prevented by immunization. The Web site includes the recommended immunization schedules for children, teens, and adults. There is also information about vaccine side effects and safety, school and state requirements, and immunization records. Interactive schedules are also available.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA��30333
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Web Address: www.cdc.gov

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC works with state and local health officials and the public to achieve better health for all people. The CDC creates the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health-by promoting health, preventing disease, injury, and disability, and being prepared for new health threats.


KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens
10140 Centurion Parkway North
Jacksonville, FL��32256
Phone: (904) 697-4100
Fax: (904) 697-4220
Web Address: www.kidshealth.org

This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.


National Network for Immunization Information
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX��77555
Phone: (703) 299-0789
Fax: (409) 772-5208
Email: nnii@i4ph.org
Web Address: www.immunizationinfo.org

The National Network for Immunization Information provides information on immunizations, including each of the recommended childhood vaccines, the recommended childhood immunization schedule, tips on using the World Wide Web as a source of immunization and health information, and links to other helpful sites. You can also search for the vaccines that each state requires before entry into school or day care.


Vaccines.gov
200 Independence Avenue, Southwest
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: (800) CDC-INFO (800) 232-4636
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Web Address: www.vaccines.gov

This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website has vaccine information from many federal agencies.


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Last Updated: October 18, 2011
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