Varicella (Chickenpox) Basics - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Varicella (Chickenpox) Basics

The best way to prevent varicella is for all children to be fully vaccinated on time. There are two vaccines used to prevent varicella: varicella vaccine (Var) and a combination measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (MMRV) vaccine.

  • Chickenpox (Varicella)
    Information about chickenpox, including symptoms, complications, treatment, and vaccination.
  • About Chickenpox
    CDC information about chickenpox, including transmission, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Also includes photos and kid-friendly fact sheet.
Updated Friday, 25-Jan-2019 14:07:10 CST