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DOH-PINELLAS IDENTIFIES CASE OF HEPATITIS A IN FOOD SERVICE WORKER; ENCOURAGES VACCINATION

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The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) has identified a case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in Madeira Beach. Following laboratory confirmation on May 22, DOH-Pinellas immediately began conducting an epidemiological investigation and today determined the individual worked at Friendly Fisherman located at 150 John’s Pass Boardwalk Place between May 7 – 20 while infectious.

The Pinellas school year is winding up, but it’s not too early for families in need to get a jump on next year by taking care of their child’s health screenings starting on June 17.

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) is again offering its annual summer Back to School clinic services to students, kindergarten through grade 12, to prepare for the 2019-20 school year.

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