Dozens of Midlothian hospital workers out sick Friday

MIDLOTHIAN, VA (WWBT) - The Health Department has been notified of an unusual number of employees out sick at St. Francis in Midlothian.

At least 32 hospital workers are out sick Friday. It could possibly be a foodborne illness.

The CEO of St. Francis said they'll be spending the next 48 hours cleaning surgical areas, just as a precaution.

Yvette Yeon is on her way to talk to the CEO one-on-one to find out what exactly is going on. She'll have the latest details and what patients at St. Francis need to know when she's back for the News at 11.

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