Maine CDC reports possible Hepatitis A exposure at Oakland restaurant
OAKLAND, Maine (WABI) - The Maine CDC says there’s been a possible Hepatitis A exposure at an Oakland restaurant.
CDC officials say they have identified the case in a food service worker.
They say the worker handled food while infectious at Waterville Country Club’s Nineteen 16 Restaurant.
Anyone who purchased and/or ate food at the restaurant between April 26 and May 17 could be at risk
The CDC says there is no evidence linking this case to a recently-confirmed case at the Skowhegan Walmart.
They say you can prevent infection with a vaccine.
Those exposed are advised to get a hep-a vaccine within two weeks.
If you are already vaccinated for it, you are protected.
Symptoms begin to show 15–50 days after exposure.
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