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ADH: Possible Hep A Exposure at Paragould Restaurant

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Little Rock, Ark. – Northeast Arkansas continues to be heavily affected by an ongoing hepatitis A (hep A) outbreak, and the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has recommended vaccination for all residents of Greene County ages 19-60. The ADH is warning of a possible hepatitis A (hep A) exposure after an employee of the Ironhorse Barbeque, at ­­2108 Linwood Dr. in Paragould, tested positive for the virus. Hep A is a contagious liver disease that can be prevented by a vaccination.

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PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) — Health officials say anyone who ate at a northeast Arkansas Little Caesar's Pizza should get a hepatitis A vaccination after an employee tested positive for the disease.

Greene County Residents Encouraged to Get Hep A Vaccine

Jul 20, 2018
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Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) recommends all Greene County residents that are 19-60 years of age get vaccinated for hepatitis A (hep A).

ADH: Possible Hepatitis A Exposure in Craighead County

Jun 12, 2018
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Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is warning of a possible Hepatitis A (Hep A) exposure after an employee of the Steak ‘n’ Shake in Jonesboro, Ark., located at 2307 E. Parker Rd., tested positive for the virus. Hep A is a contagious liver disease.

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CORNING, Ark. (AP) - State health officials say people who visited a Taco Bell restaurant in northeast Arkansas may have been exposed to hepatitis A after an employee tested positive for the virus.

The health department says the affected restaurant is in Corning, about 150 miles (241 kilometers) northeast of Little Rock. The department says anyone who ate food from that Taco Bell between Jan. 24 and Feb. 7 may have been exposed to the virus, which can cause fever, fatigue, nausea, abdominal pain and other symptoms.