The Florida Department of Health in Pasco has addressed a letter to all parents with reference to a gastrointestinal illness that several students and staff have contracted in recent weeks.  A similar letter is being sent to hospitals, daycares, and some community physicians.  The letter provides information about symptoms, prevention, and contagiousness.  Please go tohttp://www.pasco.k12.fl.us/ssps/health to view the letter  If you have questions, please call the Department of Health at the number provided in the letter.  Thank you.