I got “Georgia on my mind.” My heartfelt thanks to the North Georgia Health Department.

Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). It is usually transmitted person-to-person through food or objects contaminated by fecal material. Symptoms of hepatitis A can appear abruptly and can include

According to press reports, recent numbers from the Washington Department of Health show the state’s hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow. The statewide total, as of Thursday, showed 72 confirmed cases since January 1. Of those cases, almost three dozen have led to hospitalization. On Monday, King County Public Health confirmed six new cases since

A case of hepatitis A was diagnosed on September 11. The person who tested positive for Hep A is an employee at a KFC restaurant in Pike County.

The KFC store is located at 151 Appalachian Plaza South Williamson, Kentucky.

The Pike County Health Department said an investigation found that the risk of restaurant patrons

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