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Resources for Families

At Children’s National, we understand that families have many questions about their child’s condition and care. In addition to any resources your provider may give you, our online resources can also support your ongoing treatment journey.

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HIV Home Care

Read more about our home care advice for parents of children with HIV.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) work 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Read more on the CDC website for helpful information about infectious diseases.

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Infectious Diseases Society

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is a community of over 12,000 health experts who specialize in infectious diseases. Their mission is to improve public health by promoting excellence in patient care, infectious disease prevention and more.

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Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) is the world's largest organization of professionals dedicated to the treatment, control and eradication of infectious diseases affecting children. Learn more about the resources PIDS provides to improve the health of children worldwide.

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Vaccine Education Center

The Vaccine Education Center provides complete, up-to-date and reliable information about vaccines to parents and healthcare professionals. Learn more about this organization.