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Simple tips in preventing norovirus outbreaks

Posted on July 29, 2015 1:07 pm under Premises Liability

Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that there are 570 to 800 fatalities associated with norovirus infection. Young children, the elderly, and those with chronic medical conditions are those most vulnerable to this disease. As such, it is important to know the best practices in keeping norovirus infection at bay. Here are some of them:

  • Avoid drinking contaminated water and eating contaminated food
  • Wash hands thoroughly, especially when preparing food or before eating
  • Seafood should be cooked thoroughly
  • Wash fruits and vegetables carefully before eating
  • Fecal matter and vomit should be disposed in a proper way
  • When suffering from norovirus infection, do not go to work until your condition is not contagious (usually up to three days after your symptoms go away)

Some restaurant staff and owners fail to ensure that the food they serve are being prepared and handled in a sanitary way. To know more about taking legal action after being harmed by a contaminated food product at a restaurant in Appleton, consult with a lawyer at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling (414) 271-0900 today.