Norovirus Outbreak Prevention

Noroviruses can cause outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness in assisted living and residential care communities through food borne transmission, contact with an infected person and contact with infected surfaces. In severe cases, the resulting diarrhea, vomiting, and dehydration can be life threatening.

Norovirus in Assisted Living

Our customers are reporting increases in the incidence of norovirus in their assisted living communities. Whether these reports are due to heightened awareness of the contagious virus or an actual increase in the incidence of cases is uncertain. However, because providers are being faced with this challenge more often, we felt a review of norovirus …

Prevent the Spread of Norovirus

Have you ever heard of norovirus? Do you know how to preven the spread of it? According to the CDC, norovirus is a group of related viruses that spread easily, causing more than 20 million gastroenteritis cases each year in the U.S.