LONG BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Beach restaurant has been shut down while the Nassau County Department of Health investigates a potential salmonella exposure.
The health department says there have been about a dozen reports of salmonellosis connected to people who ate or drink at Brixx and Barley on West Park Avenue. The cases have not been confirmed yet.READ MORE: Suspect Pleads Guilty In Connection To 2019 Robbery That Led To Friendly Fire Death Of NYPD Detective
Brixx and Barley has been closed while officials try to find the source of the exposure.
The health department says potential exposures to salmonella at the restaurant could date back to early July.READ MORE: Syracuse University Scholarship Established In Honor Of Late CBS2 Reporter Nina Kapur
Symptoms of salmonella usually appear 12-72 hours after being exposed and include cramping and diarrhea. Most cases will resolve without treatment within 4-7 days.
More severe symptoms can occur in infants and the elderly.MORE NEWS: Suspected Human Remains Found In Florida Wildlife Preserve Where Authorities Are Searching For Brian Laundrie
Visit www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/salmonellosis/ for more information.