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Hepatitis A incident leads Colorado restaurant to make vaccinations for staff mandatory

June 28, 2014 by


by Ben Chapman Ft. Collins Colarodo is home of New Belgium beer, Colorado State University, and a restaurant that has been stung by having a food handler test positive with Hepatitis A. According to, Tortilla Marissa’s North of the Border Cafe is closed until public health folks give them the okay to reopen. A […]

Red Robin worker may have exposed 5,000 to Hep A

May 22, 2014 by


The Springfield-Greene County Health Department (Missouri) is alerting the public about a potential local health threat and outlining plans in place for people affected. Up to 5,000 people may have been exposed. The department has been notified of an individual recently diagnosed with Hepatitis A who had been working at a local restaurant while possibly […]

Hepatitis A linked to Red Robin restaurant in Pennsylvania

May 8, 2014 by


by Ben Chapman If I were a food business owner I’d be worried about hepatitis A. Individuals can shed the virus without showing symptoms and even a Hep A positive handwashing superstar will result in lineups outside the business or at the health department while patrons get their post-exposure shots. RedRobinLogo1 Authors of a 2000 […]

Teavana Patrons warned of Hep A

April 29, 2014 by


(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Marion County Health Department says visitors to an Indianapolis business during three Saturdays in April may have been exposed to Hepatitis A, according to Anyone who visited and drank tea prepared at the Teavana store inside the Fashion Mall on the city’s north side on April 5, 12 and 19 should […]

Rockland County (NY) Dept. of Health Warning of Acute Hepatitis A at La Fontana

April 12, 2014 by


A confirmed case of acute Hepatitis A has been identified in a food handler at the La Fontana restaurant in Nyack. Patrons and other employees may have been exposed to Hepatitis A virus between March 19 and April 1, 2014. The Health Department will offer free Hepatitis A vaccine to restaurant patrons and employees starting […]

300 Exposed to HEP A at Hilton Head Restaurant

February 26, 2014 by


Nearly 300 people might have been exposed to hepatitis A at a Hilton Head Island restaurant February 15  but so far no cases stemming from the exposure have been confirmed, a S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control spokeswoman said Tuesday, according to an article on the An employee at Hudson’s Seafood House on […]

Comstock saloon patrons in San Francisco exposed to HEP A

December 26, 2013 by


Health officials believe people who ate or drank at a popular San Francisco bar and restaurant may have been exposed to Hepatitis A according to KGO, San Francisco. An employee at Comstock saloon on Columbus Avenue has been diagnosed with the virus. Management told us it was not a food handler. The employee worked December […]