CAMILLUS, NY – A Camillus Country Club employee has been diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to the Onondaga County Health Department.
Anyone who has eaten or drank at the Camillus Hills Golf Course or Camillus Country Club since October 13. it may be exposed to the virus by Oct. 24, officials said in a news release Wednesday night.
The county was notified of a possible exposure Wednesday, officials said.
County officials do not say how many people can have
Everyone who eats or drinks at a village club between October 1
The vaccine will not help people exposed on October between October 13 and October 17, officials said. These clients should monitor the symptoms for 50 days, employees said.
Symptoms may include fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark colored urine, clay-colored stools, joint pain, or jaundice. People who have symptoms should contact their healthcare provider to inform them of possible exposure to hepatitis A.
Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus. Mild cases of hepatitis A And they do not require treatment. Most infected people recover completely without permanent damage to the liver. But in some cases, hepatitis A can cause liver failure and death.
County officials said anyone who may have been exposed and would like to receive the vaccine should call the Health Department at 315-435-5752 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.
The hepatitis A vaccine is given in two doses, between six months.
Many people with the virus have no symptoms. If symptoms develop, they usually appear two to six weeks after exposure.
Humans can become infected with hepatitis A from contaminated food or water or from close contact with a person or object that is infected.
Owner and staff of Camillus Hills Golf Course
There is currently no risk of eating at Camillus Hills Golf Course / Country Club Camillus.
The country club hostel was not returned immediately.