TAHOKA, Texas (KCBD) – Thirty cases of Salmonella have been reported in Tahoka as of Oct. 25, 2022, according to Lynn County Judge Mike Braddock. Officials believe they’re all related and could have come from a community fundraiser.
Judge Braddock and the Emergency Management Coordinator for Lynn County believe the bacteria could be from a K9 fundraiser held on Oct. 16, 2022, however, they’re still investigating.
Officials say they do not believe the bacteria is from a restaurant.
During the investigation into the cause, the City of Tahoka tested the water to rule out the possibility the bacteria was in the water system.