Waiter tests positive for hepatitis A at La Fontana restaurant in Nyack
Numbers & Links
Acute Hepatitis A Exposure At La Fontana Restaurant In Nyack
The Health Dept will offer free Hepatitis A vaccines to restaurant patrons and employees starting Saturday, April 12 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, April 13 from 11a.m.-3 p.m. and Monday, April 14 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Rockland County Fire Training Center, 35 Firemens Memorial Drive in Pomona 845-364-2997Rockland County website
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...