Waiter tests positive for hepatitis A at La Fontana restaurant in Nyack

The Rockland Department of Health is offering free

The Rockland Department of Health is offering free vaccines for employees and patrons. (Credit: News 12)

A waiter at a Nyack restaurant has tested positive for hepatitis A, prompting state and county officials to alert the public.

The waiter works at La Fontana and most likely picked up the disease in a recent trip overseas. Hepatitis A is a liver virus and symptoms include fever, fatigue, vomiting and joint pain.

Rockland Health Commissioner Patricia Schnabel Ruppert says diners are not...

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