Several outbreaks of norovirus (stomach bug) have occurred on the Appalachian Trail in recent years, including 2014. Help prevent one in 2015! Proper hygiene—especially hand washing with soap and water—is key to preventing the spread of the disease. (Hand sanitizers may not be effective against norovirus.) Also, be aware that most water filters do not filter viruses.
Please be informed! Read the following information carefully.
Prevent Norovirus 2015