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Columbus restaurant employee diagnosed with hepatitis A – 10TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Public Health is investigating after a person who has direct contact with food at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop at 479 North High Street was diagnosed with Hepatitis A.

The health department said anyone who ate at the restaurant between Jan. 1 and Jan. 16, 2019 is encouraged to get a hepatitis A vaccine as soon as possible and watch for symptoms of hepatitis A.

Symptoms include jaundice, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue.

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The health department said employees at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop have been vaccinated and no one else is sick.

If anyone has any questions or concerns, the health department set up an information line at 614-645-1474, option 3.

There will be a public vaccination clinic for adults on Jan. 26 from noon to 4 p.m. at Columbus Public Health located at 240 Parsons Avenue.

Vaccines can also be obtained from health care providers and retail pharmacies.

Since a statewide outbreak of hepatitis A was declared in 2018, Columbus Public Health and the Franklin County Health Department have investigated 213 cases.

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