The Seneca County Health Department has confirmed a case of Hepatitis A in a food service worker employed at the McDonalds located at 2500 Mound Rd. Waterloo, NY. Public health officials are stressing there is a low risk of contracting illness, however, individuals who have not been previously vaccinated for Hepatitis A and who consumed food/drink from McDonalds on the following dates should consider treatment.
If you ate at McDonald’s at 2500 Mound Rd. Waterloo, NY on 10/31 you should attend the 11/14/15 clinic.
If you ate at McDonald’s at 2500 Mound Road Waterloo, NY on any of the following dates you should attend either the 11/14 or the 11/15 clinic.
Monday, November 2nd, 2015
Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
Thursday, November, 5th 2015
Friday, November 6th 2015
Sunday, November 8th 2015
Clinics will be held offering Hepatitis A Vaccine
Saturday, November 14, 2015- 1:00 pm-8:00 pm
Sunday, November 15, 2015 – 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Mynderse Academy Gymnasium
105 Troy Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
To preregister for a clinic www.health.state.ny.us/gotoclinic/50
For other additional questions: New York State Department of Health Hotline: 1-844-364-6397
Waterloo/Seneca Falls Hepatitis A FAQ
What happened at the McDonalds in Waterloo?
A worker at the McDonalds on Route 414 and Mound Road in Waterloo NY, a short distance from Exit 41 off the NYS Thruway, worked while they may have been shedding Hepatitis A virus, before the worker was diagnosed with the illness. Because of how Hepatitis A is spread, this may have put customers and coworkers at that McDonalds at risk of acquiring Hepatitis A.