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State warns of sharp rise in orchard-related illness

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NCW — Sixty people — many of them in North Central Washington — have reported getting sick from orchard spray drift in recent weeks. In just over four months, that’s as many complaints as the state Department of Health usually gets in a year.

None of the people who reported getting sick were hospitalized, said Health Department spokeswoman Kelly Stowe. But many of them were seen at a clinic or doctor’s office.

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