Customers of two Grand Lake Colorado restaurants are being urged to get either immune globulin (IG) or hepatitis A shots following the discovery that a worker employed at both eateries has a case of hepatitis A. The two restaurants were identified as Sagebrush BBQ & Grill and Max & T’s Bar and Grill by the Grand County Public Health department. The health department said there are no other confirmed cases of hepatitis A at this time.
People should get the hepatitis A shots if they ate at Max & T’s between July 26 and July 30, or the Sagebrush between July 24 and Aug. 3. The patrons should receive the shots within 14 days from the date they ate at the restaurants.
Hepatitis A virus is spread as a result of fecal contamination. It may be spread from person to person through close contact or through food handling.