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Norovirus "Stomach Flu" Traveling Through Indian River County

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Norovirus is a very contagious virus. It is commonly known as the “stomach flu”, but is not related to true influenza, which causes respiratory illness. The symptoms of Norovirus are vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain. Symptoms develop within 12 to 48 hours after you have been exposed to norovirus. Most people are better within one to three days. The virus is spread while you are sick and for several days after they recover.