Vaccine Needed If You Visited This New Jersey Dunkin’
The Gloucester County Health Department is advising customers who visited the Turnersville Dunkin' between May 18th - June 1st to receive a vaccine. According to NJ.com, an employee of the Dunkin' on Hurffville-Crosskeys Road in Turnersville has Hepatitis A and may have infected both employees and customers.
The health department has stated that the risk of infection is low, however they advise a vaccine. According to the article, after receiving a vaccine employees will be allowed to return to work.
Symptoms of Hepatitis A do not appear immediately, it could take over 2-4 weeks before someone exhibits the symptoms such as: "...fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, dark urine, clay-colored bowel movement, joint pain and jaundice..."
The county is advising customers and employees to receive the vaccine before June 15th.
Questions can be directed to the Gloucester County Health Department at 856-218-4101.