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.
- Varicella 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 Schools and Child Care
Information on varicella for school health personnel and child care providers, including reporting forms.
- Varicella Statistics
Incidence of chickenpox (and shingles) disease in Minnesota.