Health Library

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

Resources

Address:
55 West Wacker DriveSuite 1150Chicago, IL 60601

Phone:
1-800-586-4872

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:
https://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

Phone:
1-877-696-6775

Internet address:
https://www.hhs.gov

Description of services provided:
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.

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.