835 1st Avenue, Monte Vista, Colorado 81144 • Ph: (719) 852-3531 • Fax: (719) 852-3387
Current E-Edition

Front Obituaries Opinion Sports Record Calendar Letters Community Classifieds Home 

Recent illness likely stems from health fair

Posted: Friday, Apr 25th, 2014

RIO GRANDE COUNTY—Monte Vista’s 9Health Fair did not turn out to be that healthy for approximately three-dozen attendees who experienced upset stomachs afterwards.

Health officials announced yesterday they suspected the source of numerous instances of recent gastrointestinal (GI) illness was food borne.

Rio Grande County Public Health Director Emily Brown said, that of the individuals interviewed, 37 had attended the 9Health Fair in Monte Vista either on Friday, April 4, and/ or Saturday, April 5 and had experienced gastrointestinal illness symptoms afterwards.

Brown said only one of those experienced symptoms severe enough to seek emergency medical care, and there were no hospitalizations. She added samples were taken, but produced no conclusive results.

For the complete article see the 04-23-2014 issue.

Click here to purchase an electronic version of the 04-23-2014 paper.

Select Page:



Shoppe Hide


Copyright 2017 News Media Corporation

News    Classifieds    Shoppe    Search    ContactUs    TalkBack    Subscribe    Information    E-Edition    Business Portal