Salmonella Outbreak Investigation UpdatePRESS RELEASE
The Cumberland County Health Department
FAYETTEVILLE, NC - The Cumberland County Department of Public Health continues to investigate the source of a Salmonella infection outbreak announced May 14 at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux, 1707 Owen Drive.
To date, 99 cases of individuals with signs and symptoms consistent with Salmonella infection have been reported. Six people have been hospitalized.
“The last date for onset of sickness is May 15, an indication that control measures put in place to prevent further spread of the illness appear to be working,” said Health Director Buck Wilson.
As part of the ongoing investigation, the Health Department and the North Carolina Division of Public Health continue to ask any individuals who have experienced symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea within three days of eating or consuming beverages at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux since May 1 to call the county Health Department at 910-433-3638.
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