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2018 Outbreak of Norovirus at Anthony's Homeport, Des Moines, Washington

In May 2018 Public Health Seattle King County (PHSKC) staff investigated an outbreak of norovirus at Anthony's Homeport located in Des Moines, Washington. Fifteen people from two separate meal parties became ill after eating at the restaurant on May 13. At least 5 employees reported experiencing symptoms consistent with norovirus on May 14. No one was hospitalized and no one died. PHSKC Environmental Health investigators visited the restaurant on May 15. During the field visit, investigators learned of ill employees. The restaurant was required to conduct a thorough cleaning and disinfection before continuing business operations on May 16.

  • Outbreak began:
  • May 2018
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Washington
  • Organism(s):
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • No
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Anthony's Homeport
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 20
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 20
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • No
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 0
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • No

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