An increase in reports of vomiting and diarrhea in Dane County, mostly among children, is leading health officials to issue familiar advice:

Wash your hands well after using the bathroom, especially before, during and after Thanksgiving cooking and gatherings.

“We don’t want people to bake pumpkin pie and make their family sick,” said Amanda Kita-Yarbro, an infectious diseases specialist with the Madison-Dane County Health Department.