By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe

Alaska Health and Social Services announced a suspected outbreak of foodborne illness is being investigated in Homer. More than 70 employees working at South Peninsula Hospital have been identified with gastrointestinal illness to date. At this time, the source of the outbreak is unknown.


In the meantime, the outbreak is being investigated by the Alaska Department of Health. They have launched a survey here:

This is an anonymous survey and answers will only be used for public health purposes. Participation is voluntary.