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Monday was last day to get Hepatitis A vaccine in North Carolina

Screen Shot 2011-08-23 at 5.36.52 PM.pngThe Cumberland County North Carolina Public Health Department said in a press release that the Hepatitis A vaccination clinic for individuals who visited the Fayetteville Olive Garden on August 8 and who may have been exposed to the illness through an employee continued through Monday, August 22.

Monday was the last day the free shots were offered since it was the last day of the 14-day window when the vaccine is effective.

Since August 9, the Health Department has immunized approximately 2,730 people against the illness.