Norovirus is suspected to be the cause of an outbreak at Taylor Sportsplex – where dozens of people suffered from symptoms of a stomach illness.
The county has experienced a significant gastroenteritis outbreak recently, health officials said. It spreads easily through places like schools, hospitals, nursing homes and shopping centers.
Authorities say a strain of norovirus was responsible for sickening more than 200 students in the Mount Pleasant School District earlier this month.
The Mount Pleasant School District has cancelled classes for the rest of the week after a suspected norovirus sickened about 200 students.
With at least one outbreak of the norovirus confirmed, Washtenaw County Public Health officials are reminding the community of symptoms associated with the gastrointestinal illness and how stop it from spreading.
Officials say dozens of elementary school students in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula are staying home after being sickened by a suspected norovirus.
Murdick’s Famous Fudge is asking consumers not to eat its wrapped caramels, peanut brittle, cashew brittle or saltwater taffy because it may have been touched by employees sickened by a norovirus.
Health officials are investigating whether a norovirus may have made 37 women sick at a University of Michigan sorority house.
The food poisoning scare at Club Monte Carlo in Shelby Township is now believed to be the result of a norovirus transmission.