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Salmonella Outbreak at Blue Hill Care Center, Nebraska 2012

South Heartland District Health Department and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services reported in outbreak of Salmonella associated with the Blue Hill Care Center located in Blue Hill, Nebraska. As of August 14, 2012 there were 17 confirmed cases and 2 probable or suspected cases reported in residents, staff or visitors. Four residents and one visitor were hospitalized.

  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2012
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Nebraska
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Nursing Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 19
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 5
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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