Pontiac, Mich. Sept. 21, 2023 – Oakland County Health Division is providing an update on the suspected case of hepatitis A associated with the Ivy Lounge at Pine Knob Music Theatre in Clarkston: the case was confirmed by MDHHS Laboratory. The Health Division advises all season members, their guests and staff who consumed food at

In response to a case of Hepatitis A in a food handler at Alta restaurant in the West Village, the Health Department today urges patrons who ate dessert at the restaurant between March 23rd and April 2nd to get Hepatitis A vaccination as a precautionary measure. Hepatitis A is spread by putting something in your

HepAmcdonalds.jpgCustomers of McDonald’s, located at 2000 McFarland Blvd, Northport may have been exposed to hepatitis A virus through an infected employee. If you visited this McDonald’s any time on March 14, 2012, or during breakfast hours on March 16, 2012, please contact your health care provider as soon as possible. If you do not have

At least 565 cases of hepatitis A were associated with an outbreak at the Chi Chi’s Restaurant in Monaca, Pennsylvania, in 2003. There were 128 hospitalizations and three deaths. As a result of exposure to the restaurant food or outbreak cases, more than 9,000 persons were given an injection of immune globulin to prevent hepatitis

Officials at the Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority say there is a case of hepatitis A in their region.

The health authority says the person affected was outside the country for a time and is a worker at a Tim Hortons outlet in Labrador City.

Officials are advising residents who consumed food or beverages at the

People travelling overseas are not able to get all the vaccinations they need because of a global shortage of the hepatitis A vaccine.

medisiner-havrix-syringe.jpgA spokeswoman from the Department of Health and Ageing says pharmaceutical companies are working to address the shortage and priority is being given to travellers.

Lisa Maguire from pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline says

Hepatitis A is a communicable (or contagious) disease that spreads from person to person. It is transmitted by the “fecal – oral route,” generally from person-to-person, or via contaminated food or water. Food-related outbreaks are usually associated with contamination of food during preparation by an HAV-infected food handler (CDC, 2009c). The food handler is generally

Screen shot 2011-01-09 at 9.19.07 PM.png100’s more received shots against Hepatitis A at a Massapequa Park church as health officials explained why it took them several days to discover more people were potentially exposed than originally thought. The Nassau County Health Department first learned during the New Year’s weekend that someone involved in the Communion process at Our Lady of