Crouse Health Online: Wellness is just a click away.
Share Share
  |  Connect with Us: 
Text Size

Health News

Health Tip: Prevent the Spread of Rotavirus in Children

Health Tip: Prevent the Spread of Rotavirus in Children


(HealthDay News) -- Rotavirus is a common infection among young children, especially those in the close confines of hospitals or child care centers.

The Nemours Foundation suggests how to help children avoid a rotavirus infection:

  • Encourage kids to keep hands and fingers out of their mouths.
  • Make sure children wash their hands frequently, particularly before they eat and after they use the restroom.
  • Have your children vaccinated against rotavirus.
  • Keep children who have diarrhea home from school or daycare until their symptoms end.
Copyright © 2010 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


Latest News

Crouse Hospital Appoints Chief Information Officer
more >

MedEx Bedside Prescription Delivery Service

Free service offers convenience, patient education at discharge.
more >

Weight Loss Surgery

Is it right for you? Attend a free information seminar held twice monthly.
more >

Quality at Crouse

See how Crouse Hospital strives to provide the best in patient care.
more >

Cheer Up That Special Someone

Say get well or welcome a new arrival with a gift purchased right at Crouse.

more >

Make an Online Donation Now

Your donation of any amount helps support Crouse services & programs in a meaningful way.
more >

Shop Online Now

Say get well, thinking of you or welcome new baby with a unique gift from the Crouse Gift Shop.

more >