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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade says a former restaurant employee tested positive for hepatitis A.

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Authorities the person in question worked at Primo’s Italian Kitchen & Bar, in the 1700 block of North Bayshore Drive, between January 26 – February 7, 2019.

Health officials recommend those who frequented this restaurant between those dates to seek medical assessment for vaccination against hepatitis A.

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They say vaccinations can be obtained through health care providers or by calling the Department of Health of Miami-Dade at 305-470-5660.

Health officials say, “Hepatitis A is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). Typical symptoms of hepatitis A are more common in adults and older children. Young children often have no symptoms or very mild symptoms. Hepatitis A is a routinely recommended vaccination for children starting at 1 year of age. Symptoms of Hepatitis A usually start within 28 days of exposure to the virus or within a range of 15-50 days. Symptoms can include: fever, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, light-colored stools, dark-colored urine, generally ill-feeling (malaise), and occasionally presents a yellow coloring of the skin and the whites of the eyes (jaundice).”

Additionally, officials say, “People infected with hepatitis A are most contagious from two weeks before onset of symptoms to one week afterward. Not everyone who is infected will have all the symptoms.”

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For more information, health officials say to call the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade, Epidemiology and Disease Control at (305) 470-5660.