Map shows locations with confirmed Hepatitis A food service worker cases

Health officials say there have been seven confirmed cases of food service workers diagnosed with Hepatitis A in Kanawha, Putnam and Cabell counties. (Bing Maps)

As the Hepatitis A outbreak widens in the region, many area residents are seeking more information about incidents in which food service employees have been diagnosed with the disease.

Kanawha and Putnam counties have had six food service worker cases confirmed while Cabell County has had one.

Below is a map that pinpoints each location affected and the possible infectious period for customers who dined there during the exposure period.

The establishments in Kanawha County with a previously confirmed case of a diagnosed employee are Buck's Pizza in Nitro, The Cold Spot in Nitro, O’Charley’s in South Charleston and Taco Bell in Belle.

In Putnam County, the locations are American Inn in Hurricane and McDonald’s in Hurricane.

Cabell County’s case was at O’Charley’s in Barboursville.

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department said in a news release that transmission risk of Hepatitis A exposure is extremely low, but the department recommends customers who had food or drinks at the affected restaurants monitor for symptoms. Symptoms of Hepatitis A include abdominal pain, dark urine, fatigue, fever, yellowing of the skin and eyes, light colored stools, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting. If symptoms occur, seek medical attention.

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