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26 children transported to hospitals after falling ill at summer camp in Florida

Posted: 9:12 PM, Jun 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-22 02:29:42Z

LAKE PLACID, Fla. — Officials say that 26 children have been transported to area hospitals after falling ill at a summer camp in Lake Placid, Florida. 

Highlands County Fire Rescue and EMS responded to Camp Cloverleaf 4-H in Lake Placid around 8 p.m. Thursday.

Highlands County Fire and Rescue officials say that none of the illnesses appear to be serious at this time.

Fire officials say that children from Charlotte, Desoto, Sarasota, Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami Dade Counties are attending the camp. Additional children are being evaluated.

 

 

There is no word on what caused the illnesses at this time.

The Health Department is investigating.

No additional information has been released at this time.