Officials are limiting access to the Croasdaile Village retirement community after dozens of residents became ill with what’s believed to be norovirus.
The facility has 630 residents – which range from independent living, assisted living and nursing care residents. Of those, about 80 residents have – or have had – the illness. About 50 of 300 employees have also been affected.
To try and stop the spread, officials are working closely with the Durham Health Department which recommended limiting access to the facility. A command center has been set up and officials say residents can get anything they need brought to them. Family members can also drop things off.