Every health department should follow in the foot steps of Kalamazoo County.  Noroviruses are estimated to cause 23 million cases of gastroenteritis in the U.S. per year. Full Story

KALAMAZOO — Health officials say it spreads easily from person to person, but it can be prevented.

Thursday, Kalamazoo County Health and Community Service Department officials will hold a symposium to teach long-term and institutional care providers how Norovirus is spread and how to prevent it.

Last year, there were 145 Norovirus outbreaks in the State of Michigan.