The Pizza Cart employee tests positive for Hepatitis A

CEDAR CITY, Utah (ABC 4 UTAH)- The Southwest Utah Public Health Department is warning customers who ate at The Pizza Cart in Cedar City from April 29th through June 1st, they may have been exposed to hepatitis A.

According to a press release, unvaccinated customers who ate at The Pizza Cart from May 19th through June 1st should be treated with a hepatitis A vaccination (and immune globulin, depending on age). At this time, there are no other confirmed cases related to The Pizza Cart.

The restaurant remains open for business the health department said, "This location has a record of very good restaurant inspection scores and management is cooperating fully with the investigation."

If you ate at the restaurant during this time you should contact your doctor or healthcare provider if you develop symptoms of hepatitis A; including jaundice, fatigue, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever.

Treatment is available at the SWUPHD or your health care provider. For more information contact the health department at 435-865-5148.


Vaccinations are available at the SWUPHD Cedar City office, located at 260 East DL Sargent Drive. No appointment is needed, but please allow at least 30 minutes for your visit.

HOURS:

Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday:
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday:
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
PLEASE BRING YOUR IMMUNIZATION RECORDS, PICTURE ID, AND INSURANCE CARD. If not covered by insurance, cost is $75 (ages 19+) or $50 (ages 18 and under).

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