A Bronx restaurant is urging anyone who has visited the restaurant in the past two weeks to get tested for Hepatitis A after four patrons contracted the illness. The Department of Health has shut down the restaurant and officials advise anyone who dined there from Sep. 7 to Sep. 19 to get a Hepatitis A vaccination. Immediately.
"We are asking all restaurant patrons and employees to get this vaccination as soon as possible," Health Commissioner Thomas Farley said in a statement. "If people experience symptoms, they should see a doctor immediately."
The Department of Health is offering vaccinations today and tomorrow from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Herbert H. Lehman High School (3000 E. Tremont Ave.). The restaurant will remain closed until the outbreak is controlled.
[via New York Daily News]