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Health officials investigate reported illness possibly related to Lake Minnetonka

People who are ill are reporting symptoms including diarrhea and vomiting.

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Hennepin County Public Health is investigating reports of illness possibly related with the "Big Island" area of Lake Minnetonka over the Fourth of July holiday.

Hennepin County officials are working with the Minnesota Department of Health to determine the type of illness.

Officials have not yet identified a source.

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People who are ill are reporting symptoms including diarrhea and vomiting.

According to Dave Johnson, with Hennepin County Public Health, there are more than 30 reports of people that are ill and more are coming in. 

If you have experienced recent vomiting and/or diarrhea and were the that area around July 4, call the disease investigation phone number at 612-543-5230 to report symptoms 

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