In general, an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis in a facility is defined as the presence of more diarrhea or vomiting than would usually be expected in the facility, or in a particular unit, for that time of year. A simple threshold for when to suspect an acute gastroenteritis (AGE) outbreak is when three or more residents and/or staff experience AGE symptoms within a 72-hour period and have geographic commonality (i.e., same wing, unit, floor).
A specific case definition for norovirus could be: Acute onset of vomiting and/or diarrhea (three or more loose stools in a 24-hour period) in a resident or staff member and whose symptoms have no other apparent cause.
Walk-in Clinic Nurse Services are available:
Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Fri. (8 AM – 4 PM)
Tuesdays (10:30 AM – 6:15 PM)
The Nurse Call Center is available by phone:
Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Fri. (8 AM – 4:30 PM)
Tuesdays (10:30 AM – 6:30 PM)
WIC Walk-in Benefit Pick up is available:
Mondays (8:15 AM – 4 PM)
Tuesdays (3 – 6:30 PM)
Fridays (8:30 – 11:30 AM)
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please contact a medical professional or call 911.
The Public Health Division will be closed to the public for 2019 holiday observances on the following dates: