The Winnebago County Health Department has identified three confirmed cases of Shiga toxin‐ producing E. coli (STEC), a foodborne illness, in Winnebago County.

The three confirmed cases experienced diarrhea  beginning May 31.

The exact cause of the illness has not yet been determined.

The following are symptoms of E. coli (STEC) and may be seen 

28 have been hospitalized with 2 cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome have been reported.

As of May 13, 2019, 196 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from 10 states. CDC is reporting the 196 illnesses that the PulseNet laboratory network has confirmed are part of this outbreak. States

In May 2018, Public Health Seattle and King County (PHSKC) officials investigated an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) associated with three Homegrown restaurants. The results of the investigation implicated pesto used exclusively on the chicken pesto sandwich.

Four people tested positive for STEC O26 after consuming food from three different Homegrown restaurants in

Mystery remains as too common supplier, distributor, or brand of ground beef.

10 State E. coli O103 Case Count:

Florida 5, Georgia 49, Illinois 1, Indiana 1, Kentucky 69, Minnesota 1, Mississippi 1, Ohio 12, Tennessee 55 and Virginia 2

Since the last update on April 26, 2019, 19 more ill people were added to


Public Health investigated an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) associated with I Love Sushi and Café Mario at Nintendo of America campus in Redmond. Café Mario is operated by Sodexo and is not open to the public. I Love Sushi is a food establishment that operates out of Café Mario once a