Hepatitis A virus , which can be easily transmitted from the infected person to another as a result of all the action that requires sexual intercourse and close contact from body fluids, and also known as jaundice , is a highly contagious disease that directly affects the liver. It is a disease that can have dangerous consequences. The most effective way to prevent the disease, which has no definite treatment, is; As with most diseases, it is still a vaccine.
In a Starbucks branch located in Blackwood, New Jersey, there was a ‘Hepatitis A’ incident that made people say that negligence is not enough. A Starbucks employee who was positive for hepatitis A continued to work for days even though he knew he was positive . This means that the employee could potentially have exposed thousands of customers to the hepatitis A virus. It is not clear whether the employee feels obligated to go to work or whether the employee is negligent in requesting time off from work.
Branch closed for a while
Apparently after testing positive for Hepatitis A, the employee was on November 4 – 6 and November 11 – 13 He continued to work as if nothing had happened. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that anyone who may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus and who has never been vaccinated against the virus should be vaccinated against hepatitis A as soon as possible within 2 weeks of exposure, provided they are 12 months of age or older. invites you to be. For this reason, Health has established a Hepatitis A vaccination clinic at the Camden County Sustainable Facility at 508 Lakeland Road to vaccinate anyone who may have been exposed to the virus.
Upon learning of the situation on November 17, Camden County Health Department took action to promptly investigate the incident by the Hepatitis A team. As stated in the news published on November 18; Food Inspection Unit members visited the Starbucks branch located at 1490 Blackwood Clementon Road in the town of Gloucester. Although there is no evidence of food safety violations, the Department of Health has decided to close the branch and remain closed for a while until all employees are vaccinated against the Hepatitis A virus.