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NOROVIRUS IS THE ___.

LEADING CAUSE OF FOODBOURNE ILLNESS IN THE UNITED STATES.

2

UNLIKE MOST VIRUS, THIS VIRUS IS VERY ___ AND ___.

HARDY
RESISTANT.

3

IT CAN SURVIVE ___ TEMPERATURE AND TEMPERATURES UP TO ___.

FREEZING
140*

4

IT CAN SURVIVE ON SURFACES SUCH AS ___ FOR AT LEAST A ___.

STAINLESS STEEL
WEEK.

5

COMMON FOOD SERVICE SANITIZERS ___ EFFECTIVE IN KILLING NOROVIRUS. WHICH IS IMPORTANT AFTER A WORKER OR CHILD HAS VOMITED OR CONTAMINATED A SURFACE.

ARE NOT

6

NOROVIRUS IS SOMETIMES REFERRED TO AS THE ___.

STOMACH FLU.

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SYMPTOMS OF THE NOROVIRUS INCLUDES:

NAUSEA
VOMITING
DIARRHEA WITH ADOMINAL CRAMPS
HEADACHE
FEVER OR CHILLS
MUSCLE ACHES

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SYMPTOMS BEGIN ___ AFTER EXPOSURE TO THE VIRUS AND USUALLY LAST FOR ___.

1 TO 2
1 TO 3

9

NOROVIRUS IS ___.

VERY CONTAGIOUS.

10

EACH SCHOOL FOOD EMPLOYEE CAN PREVENT NOROVIRUS BY ___.

PRACTICING GOOD HYGIENE.

11

___ IS NOT EFFECTIVE AGAINST THE NOROVIRUS AND SHOULD NEVER REPLACE ___.

HAND SANITIZER
HAND-WASHING.

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SIX STEPS TO WASH HANDS.

1. USE HAND-WASHING SINK WITH WARM RUNNING WATER.
2. RINSE HANDS AND EXPOSED PARTS OF THE ARMS UNDER RUNNING WATER AND APPLY SOAP.
3. LATHER HANDS TOGETHER FOR 10 TO 15 SECONDS, PAYING CLOSE ATTENTION TO FINGERNAILS, BETWEEN FINGERS AND FINGERTIPS, AND SURFACES OF HANDS AND ARMS.
4. RINSE WITH CLEAN, WARM, RUNNING WATER.
5. THOROUGHLY DRY HANDS AND EXPOSED PORTIONS OF ARMS WITH SINGLE-USE PAPER TOWEL OR HEATED AIR HAND-DRYER.
6. AVOID RE-CONTAMINATION BY USING PAPER TOWEL TO TURN OFF WATER AND OPENING THE RESTROOM DOOR.

13

A FEW SYMPTOMS TO REPORT ARE:

VOMITING
DIARRHEA
JAUNDICE
SORE THROAT WITH FEVER
FEVER
INFECTED CUTS

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NOROVIRUS IS FOUND IN THE ___ OF INFECTED PEOPLE.

STOOL AND VOMIT

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FOUR WAYS NOROVIRUS CAN BE SPREAD ARE ___.

1. EATING AND DRINKING LIQUIDS CONTAMINATED WITH THE VIRUS.
2. TOUCHING SURFACES OR OBJECTS CONTAMINATED AND TOUCHING HAND TO MOUTH.
3. HAVING DIRECT CONTACT TO STOOL OR VOMIT FROM AN INFECTED PERSON.
4. HAVING CONTACT WITH TINY DROPLETS OF VOMIT THAT BECOMES AIRBORNE DURING A VOMITING INCIDENT OR FROM SPLASHING.

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NOROVIRUS CAN SPREAD THROUGH TINY DROPLETS FROM NEARBY VOMIT AND CAN ___.

TRAVEL THROUGH AIR TO PEOPLE, FOOD, AND SURFACES FOR UP TO 25 FEET.