Norovirus is an infectious gastrointestinal illness with symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea, nausea and stomach pain. It is the number one cause of diarrhea and vomiting outbreaks. Therefore, cleaning common touch surfaces with a product that is proven effective for killing Norovirus is essential (for more information, refer to University Health Service, Norovirus-Like Symptoms).
Suggested Areas for Disinfection
Up to 82% of the cases are transmitted through direct contact with an infected person or touching contaminated surfaces.
Sanitizer Sprays or Wipes
Use sanitizer sprays or wipes to disinfect the following surfaces:
Sanitizer Wipes Only
Because sprays may damage the following items, only use wipes to disinfect them:
The following products are available through M-Marketsite. If you do not have access to M-Marketplace to order the sanitizers, complete the following steps to obtain the URLs for the sanitizers and give it to the person who orders supplies for you.
- Go to the University of Michigan Web site.
- Next to Quick Links, click , then select Wolverine Access > Faculty & Staff.
- Under the section titled Finance, click M-Marketplace Browse Only.
- Click the Nichols link and search for the product you would like to order.
- Follow your department’s standard practice to order products through M-Marketplace.
Food Contact Surface Approved Sanitizers
Purell Foodservice Surface Sanitizer (Spray Bottles)
Purell Foodservice Surface Sanitizer (Refill)
Non-Food Contact Surfaces
Purell Professional Surface Disinfectant Spray Bottles
Purell Professional Surface Disinfectant Refill
Clorox Healthcare Bleach Germicidal Wipes
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