Tony Triarsi, owner of the La Fontana restaurant at 95 S. Broadway, said a waiter was diagnosed with Hepatitis A after returning from a trip to El Salvador.
The New York City Department of Mental Hygiene will continue offering free vaccinations Monday to those who may have been exposed to Hepatitis A at a Bronx restaurant.
The Health Department is urging customers who ate at the restaurant — either in-store, through catering or delivery — between Sept. 7 and 19 to receive a Hepatitis A vaccine as soon as possible.
The SCDHS will offer free Hepatitis A vaccine to anyone who dined at the Driver’s Seat Restaurant between Aug. 16-20.
Health officials said Thursday a food handler at Westside Market on Broadway between 97th and 98th streets contracted hepatitis A.
Watermelon halves and quarters, peeled pineapples, and shelled and cut coconut are believed to have been among the contaminated foods.
The health scare persisted Saturday morning, after city officials announced that patrons at a West Village restaurant may have been exposed to hepatitis A.
The New York City Department of Health said anyone who ate dessert at the Alta Restaurant, located at 64 W. 10th St. between March 23 to April should get a Hepatitis A vaccine as a “precautionary measure.”
Health officials will return to Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Massapequa Park on Friday, offering vaccines to anyone who may have been exposed.
It’s not what you normally think about on your way to church. But on Tuesday parishioners were returning to pray for good health and to receive injections after being exposed to a potentially dangerous virus.
Nassau County health officials said Monday that thousands of parishioners at a Massapequa church may have been exposed to hepatitis A on Christmas Day.
Westchester County health officials say an infected employee at a deli in Ossining may have exposed customers to hepatitis A.