OWINGSVILLE, Ky. (LEX 180– A letter from Owinsgville Elementary School Principal Sean Bailey says that children at the school may have been exposed to hepatitis A.
The letter was posted to their Facebook page Wednesday. The letter says that the health department has been notified and the appropriate measures have been taken. It says that if your child shows any symptoms of hepatitis A, contact your family health care provider.
Bailey also says in the letter that the best-recommended ways to prevent transmission of hepatitis A are vaccination and hand washing.
The letter does not specify how the students may have been exposed.
You can read the full letter below: