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Posted on: April 23, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Hepatitis A Precautionary Announcement

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, the Florida Department of Health – Broward (FDOH) confirmed Broward County has been identified as one of several areas experiencing a Hepatitis A outbreak.  The threshold for considering an area as having an outbreak is five cases.  As of Thursday, April 12, 2019, FDOH confirmed seven (7) cases of adults with hepatitis A since the first of the year.  Outbreaks have also been identified in Palm Beach and Martin counties. Please see the following documents for more information on how you can prevent the spread of Hep A.

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