ELOY- Pinal County officials from the Public Health Services District and Division of Environmental Health are working in concert with Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) officials on an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at their Eloy facility.
Approximately 80 cases of gastrointestinal illness symptoms were reported by CCA to the Public Health Services District on Wednesday, April 23. Symptoms included vomiting and diarrhea.
Pinal County has taken samples to the Arizona Department of Health Services lab in Phoenix for analysis. It is unknown when the results will be available.
For Immediate Release Contact: Joe Pyritz
April 24, 2008 (520) 866-6226