Education materials and other resources

We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.

Patient and Family Education Materials If you need quick, clear info about a kids’ health topic, we have it all.

American Academy of Pediatrics This overview of infectious diseases includes a helpful terminology list.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s office of infectious diseases The CDC has three national centers for infectious diseases, which focus on leading, promoting and facilitating science, programs and policies to reduce the burden of infectious diseases in the United States and globally.

Minnesota Department of Health Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control (IDEPC) Division Information on a large number of diseases and conditions.

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases A nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public and health care professionals about the causes, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. Includes resources on vaccines.

Parents of kids with infectious diseases The mission of PKIDs is to educate the public about infectious diseases, the methods of prevention and transmission, the latest advances in medicine, and the elimination of social stigma borne by the infected. PKIDs also assists the families of children living with hepatitis, HIV/AIDS or other chronic, viral infectious diseases with emotional, financial and informational support.