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If someone at my work is sick with stomach bug how do I avoid catching it?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Stomach Bug

Avoid Stomach Flu > Wash your hands before touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
Wash wi warm water & soap for 20 seconds. Hand-sanitizer doesn't kill Norovirus. Use paper towel to turn off faucet & open door when exiting a public restroom. Antiseptic wipes can be used on doorknobs, keyboards & other surfaces if diluted bleach is not available. Wash dishes in dishwasher (vice hand-washing). Clean

In brief: Stomach Bug

Avoid Stomach Flu > Wash your hands before touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
Wash wi warm water & soap for 20 seconds. Hand-sanitizer doesn't kill Norovirus. Use paper towel to turn off faucet & open door when exiting a public restroom. Antiseptic wipes can be used on doorknobs, keyboards & other surfaces if diluted bleach is not available. Wash dishes in dishwasher (vice hand-washing). Clean
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Clean clothes which may be contaminated with hot water (& bleach if feasible).Stay away from people who are ill.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stomach bug

Wash you hands often, don't eat or drink after them.

In brief: Stomach bug

Wash you hands often, don't eat or drink after them.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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