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General information to prepare for and manage norovirus in care settings

Published on 01 September 2016

From: Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection Scotland

This document provides general information and infection prevention and control precautions to prepare for and manage norovirus in care settings.



This guidance can be used by care settings to control norovirus outbreaks. It includes a norovirus daily outbreak checklist and norovirus outbreak data record. Please note that as this is a 2016 publication we cannot assure that the weblinks to resources are still current. Further information on norovirus can be found in the National Infection Prevention and Control Manual.

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