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Department of Health declares hepatitis A outbreak

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced that Pennsylvania has declared an outbreak of hepatitis A, with 171 cases in 36 counties since January 2018.

If you think you may have been exposed to hepatitis A, contact your physician for further testing. While there is no treatment, your doctor can monitor and treat your symptoms. If you are uninsured or underinsured, contact 1-877-PA-HEALTH to find a state health center nearest you where you can be tested and monitored.

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