Friday, March 21, 2008

Norovirus Visits Six Flags In Queensbury, NY?

The New York State Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of gastroenteritis among visitors to the Six Flag Resort in Queensbury, NY. The outbreak, which has sickened nearly 200 people so far, is believed to be caused by Norovirus.

The resort and indoor water park are undergoing extensive cleaning and sanitation, and two restaurants that are part of the resort complex – Trappers Buffet and the Tall Tale restaurant – have closed temporarily.

If you visited the result between March 7th and March 19th and need more information, please consult the Department of Health news release. To report an illness, contact the Department's call center at 1-800-278-2965.

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