Roanoke Health Department offers Hepatitis A vaccines to restaurant workers

Hepatitis A is a fecal-orally transmitted virus, according to Dr. Cynthia Morrow.
Hepatitis A is a fecal-orally transmitted virus, according to Dr. Cynthia Morrow.(MGN)
Published: Jun. 3, 2022 at 1:05 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The Virginia Department of Health is offering free Hepatitis A vaccines for restaurant workers.

The Roanoke City Alleghany Health Districts will host the vaccination clinic Monday, June 6 at the Williamson Road Branch Library from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Appointments are first come, first served and appointments are preferred, according to the health district. Those who are interested can make an appointment by calling 540-613-6597.

The clinic comes after three local restaurants identified health care workers who were positive for Hepatitis A within the last several months.

What is Hepatitis A? Learn more in our recent interview with RCAHD Director Dr. Cynthia Morrow.

Copyright 2022 WDBJ. All rights reserved.