Hepatitis outbreak grows
Posted: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 9:56 am | Updated: 9:58 am, Wed Dec 21, 2011.
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Health Department secures vaccine; now seven cases confirmed
An outbreak of Hepatitis C has surfaced in Lincoln County, according to Marci Johnson, communicable diseases coordinator of Lincoln County.
“We’re still investigating it, but right now we’ve got seven confirmed cases,” Johnson said Sunday afternoon. “I’ve been in contact with the state, and they have agreed to supply us with the vaccines for Hepatitis A and B at no charge...”