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Hepatitis A exposure at Rome restaurant

The Oneida County Health Department says an employee of LaRoma's Pizzeria on Floyd Avenue in Rome, tested positive for Hepatitis A.

Posted: May 10, 2020 7:24 PM
Updated: May 11, 2020 4:10 PM

ROME- The Oneida County Health Department says an employee of LaRoma's Pizzeria on Floyd Avenue in Rome, tested positive for Hepatitis A.

They say the employee worked there while they were infected and may have exposed people who ordered take-out from there.

They're asking anyone who ordered food between April 27 - May 4, 2020 to contact their healthcare provider or the Oneida County Health Department at 315-798-5747, to make an appointment for a vaccine. People are advised to leave a message with their name, number and date of exposure, and someone from the health department will call back with an appointment.

The vaccine is effective if given within 14 days of exposure.

They're also asking anyone who consumed food from there between April 20, 2020 and April 26, 2020 to monitor for symtoms.

Those include:

  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • Not wanting to eat
  • Upset stomach
  • Stomach pain
  • Throwing up
  • Fever
  • Dark urine or light-colored stools
  • Joint pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Feeling tired

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