November 21, 2017

Hepatitis A Alert for Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Westchester, NY

Anyone who ate or drank at the Sleepy Hollow County Club in Westchester county, New York may have been exposed to hepatitis A. Officials are recommending that anyone who visited that facility between October 31 and November 4, 2017 get preventative treatment against this virus. Officials learned on November 13, 2017 that an employee with the illness worked in the club's Grill Room while infectious. The greatest risk is for those who visited the Grill Room, but the health department recommends preventive treatment for anyone who visited the country club on those dates. That person was apparently infected by one of the five people who were sickened by an ill employee at bartaco in Port Chester in late October. This illustrates how this virus can spread quickly through a … [Read more...]

Hepatitis A Exposure at Montebello Costco in LA, CA

A worker with hepatitis A may have contaminated butchered meat products cold at the Montebello Costco Wholesale store at 1345 North Montebello Boulevard, Montebello, California, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. This case is not related to the current large hepatitis A outbreak among the homeless in Southern California. Costco and Public Health are warning consumers that anyone who handled or consumed butchered meat from that location from October 22 through October 31, 2017, may be at "low risk" for hepatitis A. This warning does not affect any butchered meat products bought from other Costco locations. Public Health is working with the company to investigate this possible exposure, and to provide at-risk Costco employees with hepatitis A … [Read more...]

Food Worker Diagnosed With Hepatitis A Infection at Champs Rotisserie in Michigan

According to news reports, a restaurant worker at Champs Rotisserie and Sports at 20515 Mack Avenue in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan has been diagnosed with a hepatitis A infection. That person is not working at this time and is receiving medical care. Anyone who ate food or drank a beverage at that facility between October 10 and 30, 2017 may have been exposed to hepatitis A. There is a large regional outbreak of hepatitis A infections in southeast Michigan. More than 480 people have been infected since August 1, 2016. If you ate there after October 24, 2017, you should get a hepatitis A or immune globulin vaccination to protect yourself. These shots are only effective if given within two weeks of exposure. If you ate there before October 24, 2017, it's too late for a shot. You … [Read more...]

Hepatitis A Exposure at Two Detroit, MI Restaurants

The Detroit Health Department is investigating two separate cases of hepatitis A in food workers at two restaurants in that city in Michigan. The first is a worker at¬†Firewater Bar and Grill located at 6521 John R. Street. The second person works as a crew member at Little Caesars Pizza located at 12712 Fenkell. Those food workers worked from October 15 through the 26th, 2017. Anyone who patronized Firewater Bar and Grill from October 17 to October 24, 2017, or who consumed food from Little Caesars Pizza from October 17 through October 26, 2017 should consult their doctor to get a vaccination as soon as possible. ¬†You will need a hepatitis A or immune globulin shot to prevent this illness from developing. If you visited those facilities on October 15 or 16, it's too late for a … [Read more...]

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Bartaco Restaurant in Port Chester, NY

A hepatitis A alert has been issued for patrons of bartaco restaurant in Port Chester, New York. Anyone who ate food or drank beverages between October 12 and October 23, 2017 may have been exposed to the virus. The health department learned about the illness on October 25, 2017. Officials are recommending that patrons get preventative treatment against the illness. Vaccinations include immune globulin and hepatitis A. If you ate there before October 13, 2017, it's too late for a shot. The vaccinations are only effective if given within two weeks of exposure. The health department is offering free shots on Friday, October 27 from 4:00 to 7:45 pm, and on Saturday, October 28, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to provide … [Read more...]

Hepatitis A in Food Worker at Marco’s Pizza in Anniston, AL

A food handler has been diagnosed with hepatitis A at Marco's Pizza in Anniston, Alabama, according to Alabama Public Health. Customers who consumed food, whether by pickup or delivery, from that facility between September 26 and October 2, 2017 should be vaccinated against the virus. If you ate food prepared there before September 28, 2017, it's too late for a vaccination. That shot is only effective if given within two weeks of exposure to the virus. Depending on your age and other factors, you should get the hepatitis A or immune globulin vaccination; your doctor will determine which one is appropriate. The hepatitis A vaccine is given to people 12 months to 40 years who have never been vaccinated. Anyone over the age of 40 is usually given the immune globulin … [Read more...]

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Cardamom Restaurant in Ann Arbor, MI

Consumers may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus if they ate food or drank beverages at Cardamom restaurant at 1739 Plymouth Road in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Anyone who ate there or had carry-out food between September 16 and October 3, 2017 may have been exposed. Washtenaw County is offering the hepatitis A vaccination to anyone who visited the restaurant on those dates on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm. The cost is $20. The county offices are at 555 Towner Street in Ypsilanti. You can just walk in and request the vaccination. The vaccine is also available at pharmacies and from health care providers. A restaurant worker there has been diagnosed with the illness. If you ate there before September 26, it's too late for a vaccination. The shot is only … [Read more...]

Hepatitis A at MacKenzie’s Sports Bar in Sacramento, CA

An employee at MacKenzie's Sports Bar and Grille at Haggin Oaks Golf Course in Sacramento, California has been diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to the Sacramento Bee. Anyone who ate food or drank beverages there from September 12 to September 22, 2017 should contact their doctor. If you ate or drank anything at that restaurant before September 20, 2017 it's too late to get a hepatitis A or immune globulin vaccination. Those shots are only good for two weeks after possible exposure. All you can do is monitor yourself for the symptoms of this illness. But if you ate there on September 20, 21, or 22, you can get a vaccination. The virus is spread through fecal matter from an infected person. If that person doesn't wash their hands well after using the bathroom or preparing food … [Read more...]

Hepatitis A Cases at Two Restaurants in Grosse Pointe, MI

Cases of hepatitis A have been reported at two restaurants in Michigan, according to news sources. The Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness is investigating illnesses at Uncle Paul's Pizza at 21215 Mack Avenue in Grosse Pointe Woods, and Cabbage Patch Cafe & Catering at 15110 Kercheval Avenue in Grosse Pointe Park. Some news outlets state that there are two people sick; others say "multiple cases." Anyone who ate food or drank beverages from those facilities between August 1 and September 29, 2017 should either be vaccinated or watch for symptoms of the illness. Anyone who ate at those restaurants on or after September 18, 2017 can be vaccinated against the disease. If you ate at those places before that date, it's too late for a shot. There is a … [Read more...]

Worker at Meijer in Michigan Diagnosed with Hepatitis A

A bakery food worker at the Meijer store in Mount Pleasant Michigan has been diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to the Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture and Rural Development Anyone who ate baked goods made on-site at that store in late August and in September may have been exposed to the virus. The store is located at 1015 Pickard Street in Mount Pleasant. The worker made the products between August 23 and September 20, 2017. The baked goods have a Meijer Bakery label, and include individual items such as single doughnuts and rolls from the self-serve case. If you have any products from that store in your home, they should be discarded. Freezing doesn't kill the hepatitis A virus. No illnesses have been identified from this exposure so far. … [Read more...]

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