Hepatitis A confirmed at Tim Horton’s

Lily Freese, Reporter

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Tim Horton’s in Monroe has confirmed that one of the workers tested positive for Hepatitis A.


The employee works at the Tim Horton’s on Monroe Street was made aware of the infection and immediately informed the public. The employee is not currently working at the restaurant and is receiving medical assistance.


Anyone that consumed any food or beverage from this Tim Horton’s may have been exposed to Hepatitis A, according to a story published on monroenews.com.


Symptoms include fatigue, poor appetite, stomach pain or tenderness, nausea or vomiting, dark urine, and yellowing of the skin, according to the article. Most children less than 6 years of age do not experience symptoms. Symptoms typically appear two to six weeks after exposure. Individuals with symptoms should call their health care provider and seek medical care.


Tammy Massingill employee at Monroe High School talked with the health department. She said the health department provided both the hours to get the Hepatitis A shot and the charge for both those who have been to the restaurant and those who have not. The charge for a shot is $55 and insurance is accepted.


Those who ate at the Monroe St. location during the dates of Nov. 21 and Dec. 8 are given the shot at no cost.





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