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Stomach flu reports increasing across Wyoming

As reports of viral gastroenteritis increase across the state, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is asking anyone with stomach flu symptoms to stay home until they feel better.

“We are specifically seeing increased reports in school and restaurant settings,” said Matt Peterson, WDH surveillance epidemiologist.

At this time, the increase in cases has been noted in the northern part of the state and in Laramie County. Symptoms commonly include vomiting, nausea, chills and diarrhea.

“We are encouraging anyone with these symptoms to stay home from work or school and from social events such as...