Warning Issued After McKinney Restaurant Worker Contracts Typhoid Fever

Iris Bekker Jeffreys
September 20, 2019 - 9:46 am
Typhoid blood sample



Update: 6:22 pm

A Frisco ISD school is being thoroughly washed after a possible exposure to typhoid. A note was sent home to parents of students at Talley Elementary due to the possible exposure. All the classrooms are being thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. The age of the student was not released.

This follows an employee at the Hat Creek Burger Company in McKinney contracting the disease while on a trip out of the country. Health officials say anyone who ate at the Hat Creek location on Custer Road between August 19th and August 22nd may be at risk. Symptoms include a high fever, stomach pains and loss of appetite.


MCKINNEY (1080 KRLD) - There is a warning from the Collin County Health Department after someone at a McKinney restaurant has come down with typhoid fever.

The Collin County Health Department is warning people who ate at the Hat Creek Burger Company in McKinney between August 19th to 22nd.

The department confirmed the case of travel-related typhoid fever in a food service worker.

Symptoms include a fever of up 104, people also feel weak, have stomach pains and in some cases get a rash.

Symptoms can begin in as little as three days or as long as 60 days - with an average range of 8-14 days after exposure.

The only way to know for sure if you have it to have samples of blood and stool tested.