One new confirmed case of Crypto in North Shore communities

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BROWN DEER (WITI) — The North Shore Health Department identified one new Cryptosporidium case Tuesday, October 15th  — bringing the total to 20 confirmed cases.

This case, like earlier cases, was exposed to recreational water facilities during the month of September.

The North Shore Health Department is asking all to continue good personal hygiene. Officials say it is important to thoroughly wash your hands, especially after using the restroom or changing a diaper. Anyone who has experienced any diarrhea should not swim for a minimum of 14 days after their last episode of diarrhea — to help prevent the spread of Crypto.

Officials with the North Shore Water Commission and Treatment Plant have indicated the water supply remains safe to drink.

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