Common Infectious Diseases

Madyson Kruse

Bacterial and Viral Diseases

Bacterial:

Strep throat

Lyme disease

Bacterial meningitis

Tuberculosis

Viral:

Common cold

Influenza

Pneumonia

Hepatitis

Staying Healthy

Seek medical care when:

Temperature of 101 lasts more then 2 days

Difficulty breathing or severe pain

Cut or scrape that is not healing

Illness the last a long time

Preventing them:

Wash hands several times a day

Do not share items that can transfer pathogens

Cook and store foods properly

Avoid contact with people that are sick

Stay home when not feeling well