While the summer begins to take off, families will be traveling to different places around the country and the world. It is no coincidence that the frequency of legionnaires outbreaks spikes in the summer months. More swimming, more interaction with water sources, hoses, fountains, and pools.
The graph above illustrates the true facts of legionnaires summer concerns.
The graph from the CDC website should not set off any alarms to families, but it should encourage families to be educated about the symptoms of legionnaires in the event of an exposure. What may be thought of as a common summer time cold may be the initial stages of legionnaires that should be treated accordingly.