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Is It Contagious?: App for iPhone, iTouch, iPad, and Android

Is It Contagious?: App for iPhone, iTouch, iPad, and Android

What do you do if your child's daycare has an outbreak of pinkeye? Or if you have questions about a play date with a kid recovering from an ear infection?

Our free app — now available for Apple and Android devices — provides instant, reliable information and images on 85+ infections and other conditions kids and teens get.

Reviewed by the pediatricians of and the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, this tool quickly gives parents the answers they need, starting with: "Is It Contagious?"

Available for iPhone and iTouchAvailable for iPadAvailable for Android


  • Important info on contagiousness, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of 85+ conditions that affect kids — from newborns to teens
  • Guidance about when to seek immediate care
  • Dozens of photo-realistic illustrations
  • Ability to look up the conditions by medical or popular name
  • Search thousands of additional children's health topics on

Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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