Rally’s Employee Diagnosed With Hepatitis A In LaGrange

Posted at 6:00 PM, May 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-25 18:00:13-04

OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Oldham County Health Department announced that an employee of the Rally’s on Highway 53 in Lagrange has been diagnosed with acute Hepatitis A. 

The risk of contracting Hepatitis A from eating at the restaurant is low, but the health department issued an advisory to be cautious. Customers who ate at the Rally’s between May 8, 2018- May 18, 2018 may have been exposed to the virus.

Symptoms of hepatitis A are fatigue, decreased appetite, stomach pain, nausea, darkened urine, pale stools and jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes). People can become ill 15 to 50 days after being exposed to the virus. Anyone experiencing symptoms should seek medical attention.