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

  • Address:

    55 West Wacker Drive

    Suite 1150

    Chicago, 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.

  • Address:

    1600 Clifton Road

    Atlanta, 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.

  • Address:

    200 Independence Avenue, SW

    Washington, 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.

  • Address:

    7201 Wisconsin Avenue

    Suite 750

    Bethesda, 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.