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La Fontana restaurant in Nyack (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Rockland Residents Rush To Get Hepatitis A Vaccine After Possible Exposure

The Rockland County Health Department is offering free vaccines following a Hepatitis A scare.

04/12/2014

La Fontana restaurant in Nyack (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Officials: Nyack Restaurant Patrons Possibly Exposed To Hepatitis A

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.

04/11/2014

South Nassau Communities Hospital (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Hospital Says Thousands Of Patients May Be At Risk Of Blood Contamination

South Nassau Communities Hospital is sending out over 4,000 letters to patients who may have been exposed to dangerous viruses, including hepatitis and HIV, through insulin shots.

03/12/2014

Insulin Pen

L.I. Hospital: Reused Insulin Pen Part May Mean Hepatitis, HIV Risk For Patients

The South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.

03/11/2014

UNDATED: Anas Al-Libi, a suspected terrorist, is shown in this photo released by the FBI October 10, 2001. Al-Libi is wanted in connection with the bombings of the U.S. Embassies on August 7, 1998 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of FBI/Getty Images)

Al Qaeda Embassy Bomb Plotter Pleads Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges

Abu Anas al-Libi entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Al-Libi, who has a thick gray beard, kept his hands folded on his lap as the judge read the charges.

10/15/2013

New Hawaii Sea Restaurant  (hawaiiseanyc.com)

Hepatitis A Vaccinations Continue Monday For Customers Of Bronx Eatery

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.

09/22/2013

New Hawaii Sea Restaurant  (hawaiiseanyc.com)

Hundreds Line Up For Vaccinations After Health Scare At Bronx Restaurant

A popular Bronx restaurant remained closed on Saturday night following an outbreak of a very serious virus.

09/21/2013

New Hawaii Sea Restaurant  (hawaiiseanyc.com)

Customers Of New Hawaii Sea Restaurant In Bronx Urged To Get Hepatitis A Vaccine

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.

09/20/2013

Hepatitis A (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Offering Free Hepatitis A Vaccine After Worker Diagnosed In Southampton

The SCDHS will offer free Hepatitis A vaccine to anyone who dined at the Driver’s Seat Restaurant between Aug. 16-20.

08/30/2013

Health officials said a food handler at Westside Market on Broadway between 97th and 98th streets contracted hepatitis A. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Offering Free Hepatitis A Vaccinations After UWS Health Scare

Health officials said Thursday a food handler at Westside Market on Broadway between 97th and 98th streets contracted hepatitis A.

08/23/2013

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Officials: Fruit At Manhattan Market May Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis A

Watermelon halves and quarters, peeled pineapples, and shelled and cut coconut are believed to have been among the contaminated foods.

08/22/2013

Alan and Evelyn were reunited decades after graduating high school. The couple is now married and Evelyn is planning to donate part of her liver to her husband. (Credit CBS 2)

Decades’ Old Love Connection Could Save New Jersey Man’s Life

In 2011, after nearly 25-years apart Alan and Evelyn Sanchez reconnected on Facebook with a simple friend request that blossomed into much more when the pair reunited at a high school reunion in 2012.

07/15/2013

West Village Restaurant Hepatatis Scare

West Village Restaurant Remains Open After Hepatitis Scare

The health scare persisted Saturday morning, after city officials announced that patrons at a West Village restaurant may have been exposed to hepatitis A.

04/06/2013

Alta Restaurant (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Health Dept. Warns Of Potential Hepatitis A Exposure At West Village Restaurant

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.”

04/05/2013

Obamacare supporters celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Health Act on June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From Fiction

What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.

02/28/2013

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