KyestillThe Estill County, Kentucky Health Department reports that it is investigating a Salmonella outbreak in the community. Of the 41 people showing symptoms, 19 are confirmed to have Salmonella infections. All 19 of those people reported eating at one restaurant before becoming sick, but county and state health officials have not named that restaurant. The Estill County Health Department said within those 19 cases, six people have been hospitalized, and three people are currently still being treated in the hospital. The Estill County Health Department is working with the Kentucky Health Department to find the source of the outbreak. They said they will DNA test the Salmonella to determine where it comes from. Those tests are expected to be available to state officials Monday. “All of the 19 positive cases, the one thing they do have in common, they had all eaten at the same establishment. But, they had also eaten at other establishments,” said Kenny Cole, the Environmental Program Director at the Estill County Health Department. The Estill County Health Department said there is also a stomach illness going around with similar symptoms, however it only lasts 48 hours. Officials request that people who have symptoms including fever, diarrhea and vomiting for more than 48 hours,  call the Estill County Health Department at 606-723-5181. Health officials said anyone who has symptoms, or a family member diagnosed with Salmonella, should not go to work if they are employed at a food related establishment, in the health care industry or work at a daycare facility.   (To sign up for a free subscription to Food Safety News, click here.)