Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps
Health Department Recommendations
Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially before and after eating, after using the bathroom, after episodes of vomiting or diarrhea, whenever visibly soiled.
If soap and water is unavailable, hand sanitizers may be used. Rub sanitizer over all hand surfaces until the sanitizer has dried, then wash with soap and water when possible.
Teach proper cough hygiene. Transmission is possible through close contact with an infected person.
Avoid putting fingers in the nose, mouth or rubbing the eyes. Transmission through mucus membranes after touching contaminated objects is possible.
Students should not return to school until they have been symptom free for 24 hours.
Students with a confirmed lab diagnosis of norovirus should not return to school until they have been symptom free for 48 hours.