ABC Peninsula News/Nick Smith, 5/18/12. "Over 100 students sick after norovirus outbreak".
|"Mommy, I don't feel good."|
|Norovirus causes - Food, bacteria, other|
Most of the students who got sick were students at Ocean Shore Elementary, but there were a few reported cases at Ortega Elementary. Administrators say that students from the two schools often play together and signs of the virus first appeared around 10 days ago. Since then, they have worked feverishly to rid all surfaces of the virus, giving everything a thorough scrub-down. Read article with embedded 1:52 minute video.
Related article - Examiner.com/Robert Herriman, 5/19/12.
Reference - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, norovirus. Wash hands, wash fruits and vegetables, don't cook while infected, disinfect surfaces, wash laundry.
Posted by Kathy Meeh