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 to to view the letter  If you have questions, please call the Department of Health at the number provided in the letter.  Thank you.