What is Hepatitis A?

Hepatitis A is a liver disease that can cause mild to severe illness. It is most commonly spread from person to person through the fecal-oral route by consuming contaminated food or water. The best way to prevent hepatitis A is through vaccination and by practicing good hand hygiene.
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Outbreak Latest

Utah is currently experiencing a significant hepatitis A outbreak, 146 outbreak-associated cases have been reported to date. Many cases are among persons who are homeless and/or use illicit drugs, and several cases have been linked to an ongoing national outbreak. Click below for the latest information on the Utah outbreak.
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Possible Hepatitis A Exposures

If you are concerned about possible exposure to hepatitis A at the West Jordan 7-Eleven store, call the Salt Lake County Health Department at 385-468-INFO (4636). If you are are concerned about possible exposure to hepatitis A at the Spanish Fork Sonic, Spanish Fork Olive Garden, or Tabitha’s Way Local Food Pantry South County call 801-851-HEPA (4372).