Tips and Tools: Preventing Colds

Most people catch a cold by having hand-to-hand contact with someone who has a cold or by inhaling the cold virus. To help prevent getting a cold

  • Avoid close contact with other people who have a cold
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Clean bathroom and kitchen countertops frequently, especially when someone living in the house has a cold
  • Stay healthy with proper exercise, rest, and nutrition

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