READY TO SERVE: New Eidsvold police officer Sergeant Mark Gawronski.
READY TO SERVE: New Eidsvold police officer Sergeant Mark Gawronski. Sam Turner

Welcome to the Burnett: new sergeant hospitalised first day

NEWLY appointed Eidsvold police officer-in charge Sergeant Mark Gawronski's first day in the North Burnett didn't go quite as expected.

Sgt Gawronski needed to transport his family of six from Brisbane to the Burnett on October 3 for his new job.

What Sgt Gawronski didn't expect was for his entire family to come down with norovirus, an extremely contagious viral infection causing vomiting and diarrhoea.

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