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British Columbia Specific Information
Norovirus outbreaks, also called the stomach flu, occur in B.C. communities every year. Symptoms include upset stomach and vomiting, followed by cramping, chills, fever and diarrhea. For more information about norovirus, see HealthLinkBC File #87 Norovirus (Stomach Flu).
To help stop the spread of the stomach flu, it is important to wash your hands, especially after using the toilet, changing diapers, and before eating or preparing food. For tips on hand washing, see HealthLinkBC File #85 Hand Washing for Parents and Children.