Summer Colds

Summer Colds
by Charlotte A. Carr, BSN, RN, CIC – MCHS Director of Infection Prevention and Control

Colds can happen any time of the year. Although they are not as common in warmer months as they are in the colder months, this is not the result of the weather. Rather, colds are caused by viruses.

Here are a few simple things that we can all do to help prevent summer colds from occurring. After all, preventing a cold is definitely the preferred option to having to suffer through the unwelcome symptoms.