The vaccination is also available for free at Cobb and Douglas Public Health clinics Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
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Vittles customers who went there Wednesday are asked to monitor for symptoms of an infection for the next 50 days. Crow said the restaurant patrons should wash their hands regularly with soap and warm water and contact their health provider immediately if symptoms develop.
The viral infection can cause loss of appetite, nausea, tiredness, fever, stomach pains, dark-colored urine and light-colored stools, authorities said. Yellowing of the skin and eyes may also occur.
Authorities said the restaurant is working with health officials to have its other employees vaccinated and monitored for the disease.
Hepatitis A is transmitted when a person unknowingly ingests the virus from objects, food or drinks contaminated by small amounts of stool from an infected person, health officials said.
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