Steps to Preventing Spread of Gastrointestinal Illness in Child Care Centers and Day Care Homes

Guidelines to follow to Prevent Diarrhea caused by E.coli

E. coli O157:H7 infection causes a diarrheal illness that is often bloody.Cases typically experience abdominal cramping but fever is usually absent.  Asymptomatic infections also can occur.  Medical attention should be sought for any child with diarrhea lasting more than 24 hours.
Guidance for Prevention of Norovirus Outbreaks in Daycare Facilities and Schools

Guidance for Prevention of Norovirus Outbreaks in Daycare Facilities and Schools

Communicable Disease Prevention

Norovirus, formerly called norwalk-like virus, is a virus that causes acute gastroenteritis in humans. The most common symptoms of norovirus are diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. Norovirus is very contagious, and is spread through contaminated food or water, by contact with an infected person, or by contamination in the environment.
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