Gastroenteritis, commonly called the “stomach flu,” is very contagious. Infected people can spread the illness from the time they have symptoms for up to two weeks after symptoms go away. People can remain contagious for a few weeks after they no longer feel symptoms. You can avoid getting the virus by adopting simple hygiene practices, such as washing your hands.

What do I do if I have stomach flu symptoms?

Consult the flu decision assistant

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