PSA: Norwalk

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  1. HairyAss

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    I dropped my kids off at daycare this morning to hear that Norwalk has hit the area pretty hard and it's a really nasty strain - constant diarrhea and puking that dehydrates the kids super fast - a lot are having to head into the IWK.

    Keeping my fingers crossed, but thought I'd throw it out there as a warning.. apparently starts off with some stomach cramps and goes from there - lasts 3-4 days.
     
  2. Bean

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    It's one bitch if you get it. Had it last yr in January..hospitalized for 3 days. I was fucked. :(

    I pray it's not as bad this yr.
     
  3. JAC

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    Oh man...my kids get everything...in turn...I get everything..
    Don't bring yours kids here....ummm...were......ummm.....full...yeah we're full today

    Norwalk is a great way to drop 5lbs in 2 days tho..maybe we should post this up in the fitness section?
     
  4. SheOfManyChildren

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    :lol:

    Haven't heard any news of it at ours, or around the hospital....hopefully it's few and isolated. Not likely though.

    Norwalk is the biz.
     
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    My mom and baby sis had this a few years ago when I was living there. Nasty as hell. I went out and bought lysol spray and wipes. I sprayed/wiped down everything outside of my room before I would touch anything. I even took the spray in my purse to work with me so that when I got home I could spray the front door before I touched it. I also ate nothing in the house.

    I didn't catch it but my step father who was teasing me about being a germ-a-phobe got it bad
     
  6. HairyAss

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    And... I have one little girl who has been puking about every 30 minutes since about 3:00. Joy of joys! Only one all over me so far, she's been surprisingly good about puking in a bucket.
     
  7. tribeachpunk

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    We hired a new girl. Her first day was supposed to be Monday. Sick Monday and again today. Normally, that'd mean you lost your job... Her "norwalk" excuse seems to have sufficiently satisfied everybody...
     
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    Perhaps we will keep Jake home from the sitters Friday
     
  9. JAC

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    That sucks dude...It's really hard on the little one...they really don't understand what's happening to them...(and why daddy's wearing a mask, gloves, and Lysoling the crap out of everything)...

    Hope she feels better soon dude
     
  10. HairyAss

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    Apparently, Public Health is issuing a warning today.
     
  11. Maritimer

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    oh public health, I had many a phone calls with them when I got whooping cough.

    By the way, being quarantined in your house for a week and a half is miserably boring.
     
  12. HairyAss

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    Yay, it's back!

    Look, puddles of puke!
     
  13. ANGELL

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    how do you get hospitalized for 3 days because of that? Do you have HIV? its like you have no immune system.
     

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