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Illinois Subway Salmonella Hvittingfoss Outbreak Hits 90 confirmed with concern for Secondary Cases

The 90 victims of the Salmonella outbreak, who range in age from two to 79, 25 who have been hospitalized, reported eating at Subway locations in 28 counties, including Bureau, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Coles, DeKalb, DeWitt, Ford, Fulton, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, Livingston, Macon, Marshall, McLean, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Rock Island, Sangamon, Schuyler, Shelby, Tazewell, Vermilion, Warren, Will and Winnebago. The outbreak apparently occurred between May 5 and June 4, after which Subway discarded produce at the restaurants. A specific food source has not been identified as the culprit.

Because of the concern for secondary spread of the disease, the Illinois Department of Public Health as demanded that workers at 46 Subway restaurants in Illinois would be barred from handling food until their stools test twice negatively for Salmonella. Locations of stores:

1. Princeton – 213 S Main
2. Beardstown – 91 Plaza Drive
3. Champaign – 2610 N Prospect Ave
4. Champaign – 610 E Daniel
5. Champaign – 1101 N. Mattis Ave
6. Pana – 200 S Poplar
7. Taylorville – 324 N Webster
8. Taylorville – Walmart, 1175 E 1500 N Road
9. Mattoon – 1100 Lakeland Blvd
10. Mattoon – Circle K Dewitt St
11. DeKalb – NIU, 340 Carroll Ave
12. Clinton – 511 E Van Buren St
13. Paxton – 1 Centennial Dr.
14. Farmington – 17 E Fort St
15. Geneseo – 1325 South Oakwood Ave
16. Abingdon – 407 N Monroe St
17. Ottawa – 1118 Columbus St
18. Ottawa – 4105 Columbus St
19. Streator – 2 North Point Plaza
20. Fairbury – 405 W Oak St
21. Decatur – 145 E Pershing Rd
22. Decatur – 2300 N Edwards
23. Decatur – 4625 E Maryland
24. Mount Zion – 1580 Hwy 121
25. Henry – 1044 Western Ave
26. Lacon – 1405 5th St
27. Le Roy – 200 E Cedar
28. Sullivan – 720 West Jackson
29. Davis Junction – 5655 N Junction Way
30. Rochelle – 890 E Hwy 38
31. Rochelle – North 7th Street
32. Peoria – 1200 W Main
33. East Moline – 681 Avenue of the Cities
34. Chatham – 317 N Main
35. Rochester – Rt 29 & State St
36. Springfield – 425 S Grand St
37. Rushville – 122 W Lafayette
38. Shelbyville – 1218 W Main St
39. Morton – Walmart, 603 W Jackson
40. Georgetown – 105 N Main
41. Monmouth – 825 N Main
42. Frankfort – 19730 S Harlem Ave
43. Loves Park – 6200 N 2nd St
44. Machesney Park – 10223 N 2nd St
45. Roscoe – 5065 Edgemere Ct
46. South Beloit – 356 Praire Hill Rd