The Hamilton Township Division of Health has been informed of two (2) additional Hepatitis A cases which were confirmed over the New Year’s holiday.
In the first additional case (second case in community), the Hamilton Township Division of Health was informed by Robert Wood Johnson Hospital – Hamilton and the New Jersey Department of Health late on December 31, 2014, that a case of Hepatitis A was confirmed in an employee of The Hair Port Salon, located at 3144 South Broad Street in Hamilton Township, N.J. This employee has been released from the hospital and is presently recovering at home.
In the second additional case (third case in community), the Hamilton Township Division of Health was informed by the New Jersey Department of Health on January 1, 2015, that a case of Hepatitis A was confirmed in a part-time fitness instructor at the Hamilton Area YMCA’s JKR Branch located at 1315 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road in Hamilton Township, N.J. This instructor also serves at a fitness instructor at the New Jersey Athletic Club, located at 4152 Quakerbridge Road in Lawrenceville, NJ, and is also an employee of the Mercer County Board of Social Services, located at 200 Woolverton Street in Trenton, NJ. This fitness instructor is presently recovering at home.
During routine questioning by Hamilton Township Health officials it was confirmed that both individuals in these two additional cases had eaten at or from Rosa’s Restaurant and Catering located at 3442 South Broad St, Hamilton Township, NJ, during the first confirmed Hepatitis A case in November. Hamilton Township’s Division of Health cannot say with any certainty that the two additional cases were a direct result from the original infection/case.