Employee of a local restaurant diagnosed with hepatitis A


Columbus, OH (WCMH) – Columbus Public Health is investigating a confirmed case of hepatitis A in an employee of Eddy's Chicken and Waffles, located at 1808 East Livingston Avenue, which was in direct contact with food.

Officials want anyone who has stayed in this place between February 1 and 11, 2019 to be vaccinated free of charge.

Vaccinations will take place from 11h to 15h. Monday, February 18 at Columbus Public Health, 240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, said the health warning.

Hepatitis A, a virus with symptoms of jaundice, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and fatigue, has recently been discovered in a restaurant worker, warns Columbus Public Health.

If you know someone who was present during the exhibition period and would like to talk about it, call the NBC4 news office at 614-263-5555.

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