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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Informational Update for Conference Participants

Public Health officials continue to investigate an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness associated with attending the Open Source Bridge Conference at the Eliot Center in downtown Portland from June 23 to 26, 2015. We have determined that Salmonella caused gastrointestinal illness among conference attendees. Laboratory tests helped investigators identify a distinct Salmonella strain (Salmonella typhimurium) in […]

Feeling sick after the conference?

UPDATE 2 July at 13:25pm: We’ve talked further with Multnomah County Heath department. They are developing a questionnaire that will help us identify possible sources of illness. We’ll send this questionnaire out to attendees and post information about it here next week. You are still welcome to call the health department and make a report, […]