Myalgic Encephalomyelitis ("Chronic Fatigue Syndrome")

On the recommendation of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) have collaborated to disseminate information about Pediatric Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) to all Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs). 


CDC Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)
Provides an overview of symptoms, treatment, and effects on children with resources for school staff.

ME/CFS in Children Fact Sheets
This page contains printer-friendly fact sheets with information about ME/CFS for healthcare professionals, parents/guardians, and education professionals who care for adolescents and younger children.

National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine ME-CFS News Release

Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness |The National Academies Press

Center for Parent and Information Resources
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC and the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) have collaborated to disseminate information about Pediatric Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) to all Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) with links to content in the pediatric section of the CDC’s ME/CFS website with resources that might be helpful to patients with ME/CFS and their families. 

NYSDOH Myalgic Encephalomyelitis ("Chronic Fatigue Syndrome") Page
Provides clinical information about diagnosis and treatment and multiple links for clinicians and community members in supporting those with this diagnosis.

Page Updated 8/18/22