ChickenPox Information

This is a contagious illness that causes an itchy rash and red spots or blisters (pox) all over the body. Chickenpox can cause problems for pregnant women, newborns, teens and adults, and people who have immune system problems that make it hard for the body to fight infection. Below, you will find some links to websites that will give you more information. If you think your child might have been infected, please consult your medical practitioner.

http://immunizealberta.ca/i-need-know-more/diseases-covered/varicella-chicken-pox

 

https://myhealth.alberta.ca/Health/Pages/conditions.aspx?hwid=hw208307

 

http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/chickenpox

 

https://myhealth.alberta.ca/Health/Pages/conditions.aspx?hwid=hw208205&

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