reports that as of 11:00 AM, Thursday, Lane County Public Health officials have received 75 reports of gastrointestinal illness.
Lane County Environmental Health is working with Faerieworlds Festival organizers and interviewing food vendors.
Public Health employees are interviewing cases to provide education to prevent further spread and to gather information which may or may

The Register-Guard reports that health officials said Wednesday that they are investigating an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness linked to last weekend’s Faerieworlds Festival in Veneta, after several reports of acute diarrhea and vomiting.
At least 14 people notified Lane County Public Health of illness, and festival organizers are cooperating to stop the unidentified bug from spreading, officials said.
All 14 are in varying stages of recovery, and the illness – while extremely contagious – probably isn’t lethal, officials said.
Among the victims, “the only thing that was common was they were all at the festival over the weekend,” said Jeff Lang, county environmental health supervisor. The festival drew thousands of costumed participants to Secret House Winery on Saturday and Sunday.Continue Reading 14 fall ill after Faerieworlds Festival