Browsing All posts tagged under »Hep A«

93 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A in Hawaii

August 3, 2016 by


The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is investigating a cluster of hepatitis A infections on Oahu. HDOH staff are conducting interviews with the cases in an effort to identify the source of infection. Identifying the source of infection continues to be a challenge because of the long incubation period of the disease and the difficulty […]

Colorado restaurant to remain closed for weeks following hepatitis A incident, bad inspection

July 13, 2014 by


by Doug Powell A Fort Collins, Colorado restaurant has chosen to remain closed for at least six weeks to address numerous food safety issues highlighted in a poor inspection coupled with a food handler being diagnosed with hepatitis A. According to The Coloradoan, owners Louann DeCoursey and Mike Piotraschke are curiously using the window of […]

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 […]