By News Desk on April 16, 2024

People who ate at the Main Deck restaurant in Penn Yan, NY, between March 27 and April 12 were potentially exposed to the hepatitis A virus. Most people do not get sick when an employee at a restaurant has hepatitis A, but there is still a risk. People who may have been exposed should receive treatment to prevent infection.

“While the risk of hepatitis A infection is low, we must act carefully to prevent the spread of this very contagious disease,” said Doug Sinclair, Yates County Public Health Director. “Anyone who may have eaten at this restaurant during this timeframe should check their immunization status and if not already vaccinated against hepatitis A, come to our free clinic or visit their healthcare provider if they are experiencing symptoms.” ...

People who ate at the Main Deck restaurant in Penn Yan, NY, between March 27 and April 12 were potentially exposed to the hepatitis A virus. Most people