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The public restroom pilot program is funded by the city and run by staff members and volunteers at Prevention Point, a Kensington community group.
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Paul Kurtz
February 12, 2020 - 1:45 pm
Six months after the city declared a health emergency, Philadelphia health officials have announced a dramatic decline in the number of hepatitis A cases. Read more here.
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Hepatitis A vaccine.
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Pat Loeb
November 15, 2019 - 6:18 pm
Another Philadelphia restaurant worker has been diagnosed with hepatitis A, and health officials are telling diners to get two shots of the vaccine.
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The public restroom pilot program is funded by the city and run by staff members and volunteers at Prevention Point, a Kensington community group.
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Paul Kurtz
October 04, 2019 - 12:49 pm
City officials believe they're starting to get a handle on an outbreak of hepatitis A in Kensington, thanks to a number of initatives, including the recent rollout of mobile public restrooms. Prevention Point, a Kensington community group, is overseeing their day-to-day operations.
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Hepatitis A vaccine
Nikki Boliaux
KYW Staff
September 19, 2019 - 12:16 pm
Health officials in Philadelphia are warning of potential hepatitis A exposure from a food worker in Kensington. The health department confirms an employee at Yumcious Donuts on the 3000 block of Kensington Avenue has the virus.
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The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is dealing with a case of hepatitis A in Kensington, and the agency is offering free vaccines this week.
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Paul Kurtz
August 20, 2019 - 6:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is dealing with a case of hepatitis A in Kensington, and the agency is offering free vaccines this week. People and some beat cops lined up to get their shots at a table the health department set up at the edge of McPherson...
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Hepatitis A vaccine
Nikki Boliaux
Andrew Kramer
August 01, 2019 - 6:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Health officials in Philadelphia have declared a public health emergency over the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak. Health care providers and agencies in the city have been told to help vaccinate people who are most at risk for the virus , including people who use drugs...
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berry recall
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June 08, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By Faith Karimi, CNN (CNN) -- Federal officials are warning consumers to avoid certain brands of frozen berries sold at Kroger and other grocery stores over fears of Hepatitis A virus contamination. The berries were sold nationwide under the grocery store's "private selection" brand. The...
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Dunkin'
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John McDevitt
June 07, 2019 - 5:20 pm
TURNERSVILLE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An employee of a South Jersey Dunkin' has contracted hepatitis A, and the Gloucester County Department of Health is warning customers. According to the department, a food worker at the Dunkin' at 460 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road in Turnersville contracted the...
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Hepatitis A vaccine
Nikki Boliaux
Kim Glovas
May 21, 2019 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced an outbreak of hepatitis A in the state, with Philadelphia and Allegheny counties being hit the hardest. In response, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health released its own numbers. Doctor Steve Alles,...
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Kim Glovas
May 20, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine has joined 22 in declaring a hepatitis A outbreak in Pennsylvania, with nearby counties being hit the hardest. Of the 171 cases reported among 36 counties this year, Levine said Philadelphia and Allegheny counties are...
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