Frequently Asked Questions

Is strep throat more common in kids than adults?

Yes. Strep throat is most common among children ages 5 to 15. It’s rare in children under the age of 3.

While strep throat is not very common in adults, some adults can be at higher risk of catching the illness. This includes parents of school-age children and adults who have a lot of contact with children and those under high stress.

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