Employee of Taco Bell in Floyds Knobs diagnosed with hepatitis A - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Employee of Taco Bell in Floyds Knobs diagnosed with hepatitis A

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An employee of a Taco Bell in Floyds Knobs, Indiana, has been diagnosed with hepatitis A.

The Floyd County Health Department said it's trying to identify those who could have been exposed at the the restaurant, which is located at 900 Lafollette Center.

If you have eaten at that Taco Bell between April 1 and April 18, the Floyd County Health Department recommends you get the hepatitis A vaccine this month.

Symptoms for hepatitis A include:

  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Tiredness
  • Fever
  • Stomach ache
  • Dark (cola) colored urine
  • Light colored stools
  • Jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin)

Taco Bell released a statement Friday night in response to the diagnosis;

“As soon as the operator of this Floyds Knobs, IN location learned that one of the team members was diagnosed, the franchisee began working closely with Taco Bell as well as health officials. The restaurant was thoroughly sanitized and all team members will be offered vaccinations. Customers who have eaten at this Taco Bell location between April 1 and 18 should follow guidance from the Floyd County Health Officials”

If you have any questions, call the Floyd County Health Department at 812-948-4726.

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