Norovirus: How you can stay safe

According to news reports, norovirus cases are at a record high. Norovirus is a highly contagious illness caused by infection with a virus called norovirus. The virus causes your stomach or intestines or both to get inflamed. This leads you to have stomach pain, nauseau, diarrhea, and to throw up.

Learn more about how you can protect yourself and your family from norovirus this winter with tips compiled by the APIC Communications Committee which are posted to the “Monthly alerts for consumers” page of This page is updated with consumer-focused infection prevention information each month. It  provides consumers with useful tips and information on their role in stopping the transmission of infection.