According to WFTV Channel 9, a local Orlando news station, a food service worker at Morimoto Asia has been identified has having a Hepatitis A infection. The case has been reported to the Florida Department of Health. The Department of Health believes anyone who dined at this location from November 6th to November 16th could have been exposed to the infection.
If you dined at this location during that timeframe, officials are urging you to seek medical attention if you experience: abdominal discomfort, dark urine, fever, diarrhea, or jaundice. However, if you have had Hepatitis A or received two doses of the Hepatitis A vaccine, you do not need another vaccine.
If you need the Hepatitis A vaccine, you can visit either of the two locations below for a free vaccine (by appointment):
6101 Lake Ellenor Drive, Orlando, Florida 32809 (ages 19 and older only)
Telephone Number: 407-723-5054
832 W. Central Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32805
Telephone Number: 407-858-1444
The Department of Health also suggested calling their epidemiology department at 407-858-1420 for further information.