According to GoBlueridge.net up to nine patrons of Proper Restaurant in Boone, NC have fallen ill with salmonellosis.
There are five confirmed cases of salmonellosis and none have been hospitalized. As of Friday, the Health Department had identified 9 individuals with signs and symptoms consistent with salmonellosis.
All share something in common — they ate at the same food establishment, Proper Restaurant, one to three days before becoming ill.
“We are still investigating to determine the source (or sources) of infection. We are also actively working with restaurant management to resolve this as soon as possible,” said Beth Lovette, Health Director. “We would like to thank the restaurant for their cooperation. The restaurant has been diligent and responsive during this process and we appreciate their commitment to the safety of their customers.”
The Health Department is asking anyone who ate food or drank beverages from Proper Restaurant (142 S Water Street, Boone, NC) on or after Saturday, May 17, and started having diarrhea within three days of eating or drinking to call the department at 828-264-6635. If individuals call after hours or on the weekend, they should stay on the line to be connected to our on-call staff.