The stomach flu has hit us this season but with basic preventative care we can keep our children and ourselves healthy.
What is the stomach flu? According to the Centers for Disease Control, the stomach flu is viral gastroenteritis and is an infection caused by a variety of viruses often resulting in vomiting and diarrhea. Many different viruses can cause gastroenteritis, but your health care provider can determine if the diarrhea is caused by a virus or something else.
Symptoms you should look for are watery diarrhea and vomiting.