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11/07/23 Public Health Education Topic: Norovirus

Norovirus is a very contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea. Anyone can get infected and sick with norovirus. Norovirus is sometimes called the “stomach flu” or “stomach bug”. However, norovirus illness is not related to the flu, which is caused by influenza virus.

What You Need to Know

  • Norovirus is very contagious, but you can take steps to stop it from spreading.

  • Wash hands well with soap and water.

  • Clean and disinfect surfaces with bleach.

  • Wash laundry in hot water.

  • See more prevention tips below.

To discover norovirus symptoms, how the virus spreads, and how to prevent norovirus, visit: About Norovirus | CDC

To download a pdf version of key facts about Norovirus Illness, utilize the link below:


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