103 cases of Hep. A confirmed since first of the year in KY

103 cases of Hep. A confirmed since first of the year in KY
The health department will return to a five-day per week schedule (Source: Raycom Media)

FRANKFORT, KY (KFVS) - Since Jan. 1, the Kentucky Department of Health has confirmed 103 cases of acute Hepatitis A.

The KDPH is working along with other health providers to educate the public and health providers.

Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable disease.

As of Feb. 17, there have been 78 hospitalizations and no deaths. There have been seven new cases reported from Feb. 11-17.

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