Recent Outbreaks and Incidents

May 28, 2021- June 2021: Shingelosis 

What: Cases of Shigellosis have been identified. Shigella is a bacteria spread from person to person through exposure to contaminated feces; even a small number of bacteria can spread illness. Someone can become infected with Shigella through swallowing contaminated recreational water, touching items that are contaminated and touching your mouth, or caring for someone who has Shigella, including cleaning up after the person uses the bathroom or changing diapers.

When: On or after May 28, 2021.

Where: Tanganyika Wildlife Park and its Splash Park in Kansas.

If you are experiencing fever, diarrhea, or vomiting after visiting Tanganyika Wildlife Park on or after May 28, 2021, please visit a healthcare facility and ask the medical provider to test your stool (feces) for Shigella bacteria.