Long-Term Care

SNFs are the most common setting for norovirus outbreaks

MDS 3.0 Insider, June 6, 2014

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Long-term care facilities are by far the most common settings for norovirus outbreaks, outnumbering the amount of outbreaks in hospitals, according to the CDC.
More than 2,000 outbreaks of norovirus originated in a long-term care facility between 2009 and 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. Only about 120 outbreaks occurred in hospitals during those years.

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