June 1, 2023

Holiday Inn Bordeaux Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 70 People

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health has updated the Salmonella outbreak associated with the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville, NC. Now 70 people are ill with the signs and symptoms of a Salmonella infection. Fifty-eight of the ill are from North Carolina and 12 are from out of state. Five people have been hospitalized.

SalmonellaPublic health officials are still asking anyone who ate at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux’s restaurants, the All American Sports Bar and Grill and the Cafe Bordeaux, and who became ill to contact them at 910-433-3638. Your case could help solve the outbreak investigation.

Any new cases in this outbreak got sick before May 14, 2013, which indicates that control measures put in place at the restaurants seems to be working. The Health Department has set up a “Salmonella Hotline” at 910-433-3824 for any questions. And the Cafe Fear Valley Health System has a Care Link health education line staffed by registered nurses. That number is 615-5465.

To stop the spread of this illness, please wash your hands carefully and thoroughly after using the bathroom or changing diapers. Anyone who is ill with nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea should stay home and not prepare or handle food for others. Seek medical care if you are ill, since the long term consequences of a Salmonella infection can be severe.

Symptoms of a Salmonella infection include nausea, a fever, stomach and abdominal cramps, vomiting, and diarrhea that may be bloody. While most people do get better on their own without any help from a doctor, some do become ill enough that they need to be hospitalized.


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