In an update to its investigation of the gastroenteritis outbreak linked to Six Flags Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Waterpark, the New York Department of Health reported today that the tally of victims has reached 435.
The outbreak, which is now confirmed to have been caused by Norovirus, began earlier this month, and peaked on the weekend of March 15th. The state is maintaining a full time presence at the facility to ensure that all cleaning and disinfection measures are being carried out properly and that the resort is in full compliance with state health regulations.
If you were a visitor to the resort complex and wish to report an illness, please contact the New York State Department of Health Call Center at 1-800-278-2965.
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