Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are very common, occurring in one in five women sometime in their lifetime. They can also occur in men and children but are more common in older adults.4

Respiratory Tract Infection

Respiratory Tract Infections

Respiratory tract infections are associated with both the upper and lower respiratory tract and include the common cold, bronchitis, and pneumonia.5  In 2019, they remained the 4th highest cause of death in our country.6

Skin Infection

Skin Infections

Primary care providers commonly see skin and soft tissue infections.7 These can be caused by bacteria, a fungus or a virus.7


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