Gastroenteritis Infections Information for shelters, drop-ins, and social housing facilities

Gastroenteritis is an infection which irritates the stomach and may causenausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or fever. Sometimes called “stomach flu."  Norovirus, Salmonella, and
Shigella are examples of viruses. They can be easily spread from person to person. Gastrointestinal outbreaks can happen year-round but are more common in the colder months

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Communicable Disease Control Manual


Follow Up Required

Report to: MHO


Not applicable

CDC Manual A-Z Index



Includes clinical or practice updates/changes regarding the disease for the past six months. These updates may not have been noted in the SOPs or guidelines. Any updates older than six months will be archived on this page.