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Health department report traces E. coli outbreak at Huntley High School to food handler

The health department released its report into the E. coli outbreak that sickened 16 Huntley High School students and staff and concluded a cafeteria food handler was the likely transmitter of the disease. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) released the final 152-page report on Thursday. “MCDH’s investigation into the STEC outbreak at Huntley […]

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7 students now test positive following E. coli outbreak at Huntley High School as source still unclear

Seven students at Huntley High School have now tested positive for E. coli and health officials say they are still working to determine the source of the outbreak. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) initially reported six cases of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC). They announced Friday evening they have confirmed a seventh case. […]

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Health department investigating E. coli outbreak after 6 students at Huntley High School test positive

Health officials have issued a warning after an E. coli outbreak was reported involving six Huntley High School students testing positive for the highly contagious disease. Huntley High School Principal Dr. Marcus Belin sent an email update to parents, staff and students on Thursday about the situation. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) confirmed […]