hepatitis A

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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Shoppers at the East Passyunk Avenue Acme react after learning that one of the store's workers has hepatitis A.
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Justin Udo
April 07, 2019 - 12:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Customers discussed their concerns after learning that a food worker at a Philadelphia grocery story contracted hepatitis A. It was business as usual Sunday morning for shoppers at the Acme on East Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia following the news that one of...
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Hepatitis A
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April 06, 2019 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Health officials are warning customers of a South Philadelphia supermarket about possible exposure to hepatitis A. The Philadelphia Health Department recently confirmed that an employee at the Acme on the 1400 block of East Passyunk Avenue has acute hepatitis A...
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