BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. ̵
1; The Bartow County Health Department warns people after a restaurant worker has received a positive result for hepatitis A.
This happened on Willi's mexican grill on the main street in Cartersville. Anyone who eats there between May 31 and June 17 may be at risk. They are required to monitor their health for symptoms of hepatitis A infection up to 50 days after exposure
Wash your hands with soap and warm water often and thoroughly, especially after you have used the bathroom and before you prepare food. Stay home and contact your health care provider immediately if you develop symptoms of hepatitis A infection.
Hepatitis A is a viral infection that affects the liver. Careful washing of hands, including under the nails, with soap and water, along with the vaccination of anyone at risk of infection will prevent the spread of this disease.
For more information on Hepatitis A, click here.
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