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Stomach bug prompts visitor restrictions at Rice Care Center

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An outbreak of gastrointestinal illness has prompted visitor restrictions at the Rice Care Center.

Several residents and staff have been sick with vomiting and diarrhea from a gastrointestinal virus, said Troy Barrick, administrator of the Rice Care Center.

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"We're just encouraging visitors not to come if they don't have to. We don't want them to catch it," he said.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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