How to Beat the Back-to-School Germs and Stay Healthy

Darci Portie, APRN-FNPC, family nurse practitioner with Imperial Health's Iowa Primary Care Clinic, says 80% of infections are spread by hand, not in the air as many people believe, which makes the school environment one with a particularly high risk due to the sheer volume of children sharing the same small, enclosed spaces.

How to Beat the Back-to-School Germs and Stay Healthy