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Southwest Health District urges vigilance as Shigella cases spread

By   /  November 7, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet   Written by Carol Maschke   Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant said cases of shigellosis, a bacterial infection that causes diarrhea (often bloody), fever and stomach cramps, have been confirmed in additional counties, and wants the public to take precautions to help stop the disease from spreading. “It is more widespread [...]

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Frequent, thorough hand-washing best defense against Shigella infections

By   /  October 31, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet   Written by Carolyn Maschke   Disease investigators and other officials from Southwest Health District are working together to control an outbreak of Shigella, a bacterial infection that causes diarrhea (often bloody), fever and stomach cramps. “The spread of Shigella from an infected person to others can be stopped by frequent and careful hand [...]

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