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Florence Fast Food Worker Diagnosed With Hep A

Posted at 5:14 AM, Aug 30, 2018

FLORENCE, Ky. (LEX 18)– For the second time in a week, a fast food worker in Northern Kentucky has been diagnosed with hepatitis a.

Health officials say an employee at Lee’s Famous Recipe on Burlington Pike has contracted the virus. The person was ill or infectious while working Aug. 25 and 26.

Officials added that restaurant management is cooperating with the investigation and co-workers were told to get vaccinated.

Exposure to customers is a low risk.