Puerta Vallarta Restaurant
Foodborne illness outbreak investigation summary
Posted February 10, 2016
Public Health investigated an outbreak of gastroenteritis with vomiting and diarrhea associated with Puerto Vallarta restaurant located at 35105 Enchanted Pkwy S, #103, Federal Way. As many as 8 people became ill after eating at the restaurant on 1/30/16. We do not have laboratory confirmation of the etiology, but symptoms are suggestive of norovirus. Often in norovirus outbreaks no laboratory testing is done. Public Health learned of the outbreak late on Tuesday, 2/2. The restaurant worked cooperatively with Public Health, and we have discussed norovirus control measures with the person in charge. Public Health has not received any additional illness reports.
Public Health learned of the outbreak late on Tuesday, 2/2. The restaurant is working cooperatively with Public Health, and we have discussed norovirus control measures with person in charge. Public Health staff will be conducting interviews of ill persons. People who are ill with vomiting or diarrhea for more than 3 days, or who have signs of serious illness like bloody diarrhea should see a health care provider.