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County exec says sick employee caused outbreak; state less sure

Eagles Roost Sports Bar, Irvine, Ken.

The top official in Estill County Kentucky says a sick restaurant employee caused a Salmonella outbreak that sickened 83, but state officials say the root cause remains unknown. Wallace Taylor, executive judge for Estill County, said Tuesday he “is being told it was narrowed down to an employee” at the Eagles Roost restaurant and bar… Continue Reading

Root cause of Kentucky Salmonella outbreak eludes officials

State officials say a Salmonella outbreak in Estill County Kentucky that has sickened at least 72 is winding down as the root cause continues to evade investigators as it has for the past month. A dozen of the victims have required hospitalization. Most of the sick people are from Madison and Estill counties and a… Continue Reading

Kentucky sports bar closes in relation to Salmonella outbreak

Eagles Roost Sports Bar, Irvine, Ken.

A sports bar in Irvine, KY  has voluntarily closed while county and state officials investigate a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened about 60 people. Eight have required hospitalization. Neither the Estill County Health Department nor the Kentucky Department of Public Health (KDPH) have named the restaurant, but CBS and NBC television news affiliates in Lexington… Continue Reading