Rotavirus infection is a viral infection that causes acute gastroenteritis particularly among infants and young children. Symptoms include severe diarrhea, often with vomiting, fever and abdominal pain. Rotavirus spreads through contact with hands, toys, diapers or other objects that have small amounts of infected stool on them. Infants in Ontario are immunized for protection against rotavirus.
To obtain or inquire about an immunization record, or for general immunization information, please contact your local public health unit.
PHO Grand Rounds: Swipe right: Using the internet for public health interventions for sexually transmitted infections
This will be complemented by a presentation from Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, describing their experience implementing internet-based STI contact management strategies, including STI contact follow-up using social networking sites and health promotion.