Disease Type: Norovirus Resources
Norovirus is a common virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea and is frequently the cause of generalized “food poisoning.” Norovirus is very contagious. In fact, when a person with norovirus vomits, 300,000 viral particles are released, and it only takes 10-18 viral particles to make someone else sick.
Use the resources on this page to learn more about how norovirus is spread and for additional resources to make sure your facility is prepared to prevent and respond to any norovirus illness.
Find out answers to frequently asked questions on norovirus.
CDC Video: Have you ever heard of norovirus?
Check out this quick video from the CDC for more information on norovirus.
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Updated on: September 25, 2020