May 25, 2014

News Release

For Immediate Release

Two more days for no-cost Hepatitis A vaccinations

People who fear they may have been exposed to Hepatitis A from a local restaurant have two more days to receive vaccinations at no cost.

On Monday, vaccinations will be available from noon to 4 at:

On Tuesday, May 27, the health department will administer vaccines from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the department’s Westside Public Health Center.

On May 20, health department officials learned of an individual who had tested positive for Hepatitis A. After learning that individual was a food service worker at the local Red Robin restaurant, department leadership decided to alert the public out of an abundance of caution.

Individuals potentially exposed to the Hepatitis A virus dined at the restaurant between May 8 and 16.

For more information contact: Kathryn Wall, Public Health Information Administrator, Springfield-Greene County Health Department, O: (417) 874-1205 | C: (417) 840-9768

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