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Infectious Disease

Infectious disease is transmitted from person-to-person, from an animal, or from environmental germs. Infectious disease can range from curable to a lifelong concern or ailment. Some infectious diseases include spider bites, HIV, and Lyme disease. It is important to remember that many infectious diseases are contagious in one way or another, so seeking treatment is vital to not further spreading the disease.

All Infectious Disease Posts

by our physicians

How Can You Outsmart Zika?

By Dr. Mia Taormina

Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Infectious Disease

Zika Virus - What You Need To Know

By Dr. Susan Mitchell

Find out what you need to know about the Zika virus.

Topics and Subtopics: Infectious Disease & Pregnancy

What you Need to Know about Lyme Disease

By Dr. Mia Taormina

Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness. Read about how you can protect yourself and your family from ticks.

Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Infectious Disease

Fact or Fiction: Ticks

By Dr. Mia Taormina

We have debunked the most common myths when it comes to tick bites. Learn the best ways to deal with ticks.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health , General Health & Infectious Disease

What You Need To Know About Measles

By Dr. Mia Taormina

Measles is a highly contagious infection caused by a virus. Please read the commonly asked questions about measles including symptoms, treatment and the MMR vaccine.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health , Infant Care & Infectious Disease

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