Employee Infected With Hepatitis A At Bath Community Schools
Earlier this week a case of Hepatitis A was confirmed at Bath Community Schools. According to a report from WILX, an employee in the administrative office has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A. Officials with the school district say that the employee did not work with any students.
This isn't the first time that Hepatitis A has been a concern in the Lansing area. Back in September of 2018 it was reported that an employee at the Steak 'n Shake on Edgewood Boulevard in Lansing was diagnosed with Hepatitis A. You can see more about that case by clicking here. Also, a case of Hepatitis A was reported in early September at the Michigan Renaissance Festival in Holly. You can see more about the Michigan Renaissance Festival case by clicking here.
According to the Centers For Disease Control, Hepatits A is a "highly contagious" viral infection that attacks the liver and is usually spread through contact with contaminated food, water or someone with the virus.