Cheektowaga Hepatitis A scare

Posted at 3:02 PM, Oct 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-02 16:31:54-04

If you ate at a Cheektowaga pizza restaurant recently, the Erie County Department of Health says you need to monitor yourself and if you feel ill you should call your doctor right away.

Health authorities have identified a food handler at Doino's Pizza on Harlem Road who has tested positive for the Hepatitis A virus.  As of now at least five other people have gotten sick.

Anyone who ate at the establishment from August 20th till September 3rd this year, is at risk of becoming infected.  The restaurant used to be called Peter K's.

The Hep A virus is a highly contagious liver infection that can cause severe vomiting, fever and fatigue.



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