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Hepatitis A Reported At Bloomington's Yumble Restaurant
Updated February 4, 2019 6:16 AM | Filed under: Health
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(BLOOMINGTON) - Those who ate at Yumble, an Asian restaurant, on Jan. 24 should be vaccinated for Hepatitis A.

The Monroe County Health Department announced Friday, a food handler at the restaurant at 211 North Walnut Street was infected with the virus.

The restaurant was cleaned and has since reopened.

The health department said anyone who consumed food or drinks at the restaurant on Jan. 24 should receive the vaccination by Feb. 7. The Monroe County Public Health Clinic is offering free vaccinations between 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. today at 333 East Miller Drive. The health department recommends those who cannot make it reach out to their medical provider.

Two previous cases of hepatitis A were found in Bloomington recently. The Shalom Community Center had a case in December, and Buffalo Wild Wings had one in January.

The Indiana State Health Department reports since Friday there have been 959 confirmed cases, with two deaths, 480 hospitalizations, and 114,4243 immunizations administered.



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