Hepatitis A Cases Confirmed in Mount Sterling

Five cases of Hepatitis A have been confirmed in Mount Sterling, according to the Montgomery County Health Department. One of the confirmed cases was with a food handler who worked at the McDonald’s located with the Pilot at 3060 Owingsville Road. The restaurant was investigated after health officials received the report and was found to be following all safe food handling precautions, including wearing gloves when preparing food. Montgomery County health officials say that by the time that case was reported and confirmed, the time period for others to show symptoms had already passed and no other cases were reported tied to this food handler or location. They determined there was no threat to the general public from this location.

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