Confirmed Case of Hepatitis A in Sudbury

Public Service Announcement

For immediate release: December 19, 2019          

CONFIRMED CASE OF HEPATITIS A IN SUDBURY

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit is advising the community that Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reporting a confirmed case of hepatitis A. The case is an employee in the deli department of the Real Canadian Superstore located at 1485 Lasalle Boulevard in Sudbury, Ontario.

Anyone who ate clerk-served deli meat or cheese, or meat and cheese from prepared deli trays purchased from the store between November 27, 2019 to 1:30 p.m. on December 16, 2019, could be at risk of hepatitis A infection.

It is suggested that individuals who ate the listed food items in the last 14 days get vaccinated for hepatitis A. If you ate these food items or if you have questions about getting the vaccine, contact the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit at 705-474-1400 ext. 5229 (toll-free 1-800-563-2808), or speak with your health care provider as soon as possible.

For more information, please refer to Public Health Sudbury & Districts’ media release.

 

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Media Inquiries

Alex McDermid, Public Relations Specialist

P: 705-474-1400, ext. 5221 or 1-800-563-2808

E: Communications@healthunit.ca

 

 

Alex McDermid, MPR| Public Relations Specialist | Planning, Evaluation and Communications
North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit
345 Oak Street West | North Bay, Ontario P1B 2T2 | Canada
705.474.1400 ext 5273 | 1.800.563.2808

alex.mcdermid@healthunit.ca|www.myhealthunit.ca

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