February 23, 2018

Hepatitis A Warning for Red Lobster Patrons in Novi, Michigan

An employee of a Red Lobster restaurant at 27760 Novi Road in Novi, Michigan has been diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to the Oakland County Health Division. Anyone who ate there between January 14 and February 14, 2018 may have been exposed to the pathogenic virus. Vaccinations are only effective if given within two weeks of exposure. That means that anyone who ate food or drank beverages at that facility before February 5, 2018 is no longer eligible for a shot. All you can do is monitor yourself for eat symptoms of hepatitis A and see your doctor if they develop. Those symptoms include jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes), lethargy, loss of appetite, weight loss, clay colored stools, dark urine, and diarrhea. Most people get sick between two weeks and 50 days after … [Read more...]

Hepatitis A Warning to Consumers of Corning, Arkansas Taco Bell

A food worker at the Taco Bell at 200 North Missouri Avenue in Corning, Arkansas has been diagnosed with hepatitis A,¬†according to a notice from the Arkansas Department of Health. Anyone who has eaten food at this location between January 24 and February 7, 2018 may have been exposed to the pathogenic virus. The time limit for a hepatitis A or immune globulin vaccination is just 2 weeks from the date of exposure. That means that anyone who ate there on February 1, 2018 and earlier is no longer eligible for a shot. All you can do is watch yourself for the symptoms of this illness and see your doctor if they develop. Anyone who is under one year of age should get an immune globulin shot from a doctor. Anyone who is between one year and 40 years and has never been vaccinated should … [Read more...]

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Restaurant and Senior Living Center in Erie County, NY

Food workers at a restaurant and senior living center in Erie County, New York have been diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to the Health Department. Anyone who consumed foods and/or beverages from Al-e-oops Restaurant at 5389 Genessee Street in Lancaster, New York, or from the Brookdale Senior Living Community at 6076 Main Street in Williamsville, New York may be at risk. For people who visited the Al-e-oops Restaurant, the critical dates are between January 27, 2018 through January 30, 2018. For people who ate at the Brookdale Senior Living Community, the dates are January 23, 2018 through January 31, 2018. Since the hepatitis A or immune globulin vaccinations are only good if given within two weeks of exposure, anyone who ate at those facilities before January 24, 2018 is not … [Read more...]

Worker at Southgate, Michigan Restaurant Diagnosed with Hepatitis A

A food worker at Downriver Coney Island in Southgate, Michigan has been diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to the Wayne County Department of Health. That restaurant is located at 13760 Eureka Road. The worker had listed food handling responsibilities at the facility. The owners immediately had all of their staff members vaccinated. The restaurant was inspected earlier this week and has remained open. That worker worked at the restaurant January 2 through January 14, 2018. The hepatitis A or immune globulin vaccination is only effective at preventing this illness if given within two weeks of exposure. That means that anyone who visited the restaurant before January 11, 2018 is no longer eligible for a shot. All those people can do is to monitor themselves for the symptoms of … [Read more...]

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure in Food Worker in Honolulu, Hawaii

A possible case of hepatitis A has been diagnosed in a food worker at the Way Kung Restaurant on Mapunapuna Street in Honolulu, Hawaii. That person worked there between December 1, 2017 and January 6, 2018. Hepatitis A is a very contagious virus. People can contract this illness by person-to-person contact, through food and drink that has been contaminated by feces, and through contact with surfaces. People who are infected with this virus are symptom-free for two weeks, so can easily pass it on to others before they even know they are sick. Unfortunately, a hepatitis A or immune globulin vaccination is only effective if given within two weeks of exposure. That means that anyone who visited that restaurant after January 4, 2018 is not longer eligible for a shot. Today is the last … [Read more...]

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure for Patrons of Tabitha’s Way Food Pantry in Spanish Fork, Utah

Patrons of Tabitha's Way Local Food Pantry South County in Spanish Fork, Utah may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. This warning only applies to people who came into contact with or took food that is not canned. That pantry received food from an Olive Garden restaurant where an infected employee worked last month. Anyone who visited Tabitha's Way Food Pantry from Thursday, December 28, 2017 through Wednesday, January 3, 2018 may have been exposed to this pathogenic virus. The questionnaire by the Utah Department of Health asks if you ate any food or drank any beverages (non-packaged) or used the restroom at that location. If so, and if you have not had a hepatitis A vaccination, you are asked to fill out contact information¬†on that site. Your local health department … [Read more...]

Possible Hepatitis A Virus Exposure at Two Restaurants in Spanish Fork, Utah

Consumers who visited two restaurants in Spanish Fork, Utah last month may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus, according to the Utah Department of Health. The restaurants in question are Olive Garden, at 1092 North Canyon Parkway, and Sonic Drive-In at 971 North Main Street, also in Spanish Fork. Employees who have been diagnosed with hepatitis A worked at those locations. If you visited that Olive Garden restaurant between Thursday, December 21, 2017 through Saturday, December 30, 2017, or that Sonic between Saturday, December 23, 2017 through Sunday, December 24, 2017, you may have been exposed to the pathogenic virus. If you were at those locations before December 28, 2017, it's too late for a vaccination. All you can do is monitor yourself for the symptoms of … [Read more...]

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at 7-Eleven Store in West Jordan, Utah

Customers of the 7-Eleven store at 2666 West 7800 South in West Jordan, Utah may have been exposed to hepatitis A, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD). Anyone who used the restroom at that store, or consumed specific foods or beverages on certain dates may be at risk for contracting this illness. Anyone who visited the store from Tuesday, December 26, 2017 through Wednesday, January 3, 2018 and who used any restroom in the store is at risk. In addition, if you consumed these items: fountain drink or other self-serve beverage, fresh fruit, or any item from the store's hot food case, such as pizza, hot dogs, chicken wings, or taquitos is at risk. Packaged items, including microwaved foods and bottled beverages, are not implicated. Contact the health … [Read more...]

Second Food Handler Diagnosed with Hepatitis A at Tim Hortons Restaurant in Monroe, Michigan

A second food handler has been diagnosed with hepatitis A at Tim Hortons Restaurant at 404 South Monroe Street in Monroe, Michigan, according to the Monroe County Health Department. Another employee was diagnosed with that illness earlier this month. Anyone who consumed food and/or drink from that establishment between December 10 and December 28, 2017 may have been exposed to the pathogenic virus. If you visited that facility before December 15, 2017 it's now too late to get an immune globulin or hepatitis A vaccination. All you can do is monitor yourself for the symptoms of hepatitis A and see your doctor if they appear. Symptoms include jaundice (yellowing of the eyes and skin), poor appetite, lethargy, fatigue, stomach pain or tenderness, nausea or vomiting, dark urine, … [Read more...]

Hepatitis A Diagnosed in Food Worker at Huddle House in Dexter, Missouri

A food handler who worked at the Huddle House in Dexter, Missouri has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. The restaurant is investigating along with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Stoddard County Health Center. Anyone who ate at that restaurant between November 21 and December 2, 2017 may have been exposed to the virus. It is too late to get a hepatitis A or immune globulin vaccination, since that shot is only effective if given within two weeks of exposure. All you can do is watch for symptoms of the illness and see your doctor if you do get sick. The symptoms of hepatitis A can include fever, loss of appetite, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dark urine, clay-colored stools, joint pain, abdominal pain, and jaundice (yellowing of the eyes and skin). These … [Read more...]

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