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A suspected foodborne illness
is being investigated at a private Tulsa
A spokesperson for the Tulsa County Health Department told 2NEWS that
several students and staff got sick at Holland Hall during lunch on Friday.
The health department suspects the problem was watermelon in a fruit salad.
Those who ate watermelon reported symptoms of nausea and vomiting. The
health department took samples, and will test them for foodborne
It is believed to only affect people who ate at Holland Hall today, and is
not considered to be a threat to the community.
A Holland Hall official refused to comment to 2NEWS, but the school's
website reports that some "children may experience discomfort and
diarrhea within the next 14 to 48 hours."
As a precaution, Holland Hall will not serve food on Monday. That means
parents will need to pack lunches for their children.
To read the statement on Holland Hall's website, click on the related link.