The Snohomish Health District required the immediate closure of Ashiya Teriyaki located at 1233 164th St SW in Lynnwood following a confirmed case of hepatitis A in a foodworker. People who ate at this restaurant between August 2 and August 15 may be at risk for developing hepatitis A, and should contact their healthcare provider

According to press reports, Franklin County health officials are planning mass hepatitis A vaccinations as the county grapples with an ongoing outbreak of the highly contagious liver infection.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said Tuesday an employee at the Bob Evans restaurant in Washington, 3151 Phoenix Center Drive, was infected while working

“We need to be proactive if the state’s not going to be proactive and demand that anybody working in the food service industry be vaccinated.” Guy Ainnone

As they say, better late than never, but the sentiments are correct.  This foodborne risk is an easy fix – “for goodness sake, vaccinate.”  Just in the last

“business owners shouldn’t be concerned about the cost because there’s no price on customer safety”

July 30, 2019

Dear Business Owner/Manager;

The Franklin County Commission passed an order on July 30, 2019, that requires food handlers in Franklin County to have the Hepatitis A vaccination, including appropriate boosters. Food handler is defined as:

Food Handler: