Over 30 sickened with Salmonella linked to North Carolina BBQ restaurant

The Davidson County Health Department and Davie County Health Department are working with the N.C. Division of Public Health to investigate a gastrointestinal illness outbreak among patrons of a local restaurant.

tarheel.qAs of Tuesday, the health departments said they have identified over 30 individuals with signs and symptoms consistent with salmonellosis.

The health departments said all people with symptoms ate at Tarheel Q, located at 6835 West U.S. 64, Lexington, several days before becoming ill.

At least seven of the individuals had to be hospitalized due to their illness, the health departments said.