Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease
Bacteria called group A Streptococcus (group A strep) can cause many different infections.
The best way to protect yourself from group A strep infection is to practice good hygiene, like washing your hands often.
Información en español: Estreptococos del Grupo A
Public Health Response to OutbreaksCDC can assist health departments during GAS outbreaks.
Long-term Care Facilities Outbreaks: Investigation ToolsCDC toolkit for personnel in public health departments and long-term care facilities.