CAMDEN, N.Y. – The employee at LaRoma Pizzeria who tested positive for hepatitis A may have also exposed customers at the restaurant’s Camden location, according to the Oneida County Health Department.
The employee worked at the Camden restaurant, located at 3 Harden Blvd., on April 30 and May 1, from 3:30 to 8 p.m.
Anyone who ordered food from the Camden LaRoma on those days should visit one of the Rome Memorial Hospital vaccination clinics at Chestnut Commons in Rome on May 12 from 4 – 7 p.m., or May 14 from noon to 4 p.m.
People who can’t make it to a clinic can call the health department to schedule an appointment at 315-798-5747. Callers should press one, and then leave a message and someone will call back with an appointment time.
Vaccines need to be administered within 14 days of exposure.
Symptoms of hepatitis commonly appear within 28 days, but can take up to 50 days to become apparent. Symptoms include: upset stomach, fever, dark urine, light colored stools, diarrhea and yellow skin or eyes. Anyone experiencing these symptoms should contact their primary care doctor or the health department.