Health department: Person tests positive for hepatitis A in Floyd Co. jail


FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Floyd County Health Department says a person at the Floyd County jail has been diagnosed with hepatitis A.

Jail officials say the person was isolated and the health department will do vaccinations at the jail this week.

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As always, hand washing is  a way to avoid sharing the virus. The health department is encouraging all people who are not vaccinated, to get the vaccination.