Skip Navigation

When Is an Illness Contagious?

When Is an Illness Contagious?

Additional Resources

Please Note: By clicking a link to any resource listed on this page, you will be leaving the KidsHealth site.

National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
http://www.niaid.nih.gov
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov
The CDC (the national public health institute of the United States) promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Legend



Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

© 1995- The Nemours Foundation. All rights reserved.