Meningitis Case in Winnebago County

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After the Health Department was notified of a probable case of meningitis on Sunday, January 2, the department began an investigation.

All immediate household members have received treatment and those that have come in contact with the child.

Monday afternoon, the department was notified by the hospital laboratory that the child had tested positive for the disease.

The child has been transferred from the Intensive Care Unit to the General Pediatric Ward.