Norovirus (NAW-roh-vy-ruhs)

Norovirus, a highly contagious virus, is the leading cause of vomiting, diarrhea, and foodborne illness, affecting up to 21 million people in the US each year. Washing your hands thoroughly with soap and water is the best way to protect yourself and others from norovirus.

Share these graphics/sample social media posts to help raise awareness about norovirus:

  • Each year in the US, #norovirus causes 100K+ hospitalizations and up to 21M cases of vomiting and diarrhea. Learn more:
  • #DYK: By 5 years of age, 1 in 40 US children will visit an emergency room due to #norovirus? Learn more:
  • Help #StopTheSpread of #norovirus by washing your hands with soap and water. Learn more:
  • If you do get sick with #norovirus, drink plenty of liquids and stay home and away from others while you are sick. Learn more: