Precautionary note on Norwalk virus


(Aug. 21/12) A number of Norwalk virus cases have been reported in various Nova Scotia establishments, including foodservice. As Norwalk is not unusual in the province, the Department of Agriculture (Food Safety Section) & Health and Wellness has established protocol that can impede or prevent spread of the virus.

Click here for the protocol. (PDF)

Please share this protocol with your staff and ensure they follow the proper procedures. If you suspect a patron or staff member may have the virus, contact the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Section for assistance.