Varicella (chickenpox) is a very contagious disease causing rash and fever. The varicella vaccine is the best protection against the disease.
- Varicella Basics
General information about varicella, including symptoms, complications, vaccines, tests, and treatment.
Information for Health Professionals
Information on varicella for health professionals, including clinical features and epidemiology, how to report cases, vaccine information, and official recommendations.
- Varicella Information for School Health Personnel
Information on varicella for school health personnel, including reporting forms.
- Varicella Information for Child Care Providers
Information for child care providers, including how to report.
- Varicella Statistics
Incidence of chickenpox (and shingles) disease in Minnesota schools.