Nashville bar employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A

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A health alert is out for patrons of Stirrup, a bar on 4th Ave. South. An employee of the bar has Hepatitis A, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Stirrup is a popular gay bar and entertainment venue with regular customers. 

The health department says the risk of getting hepatitis A is low, but it can spread when an infected person serves food and drinks. They recommend vaccinations for anyone who visited Stirrup from July 13 – 21.  There will be a special weekend clinic at the Lentz Public Health Center on Saturday and Sunday. 

Special Clinic

  • Lentz Public Health Center 
  • 2500 Charlotte Ave., Nashville 
  • Hours:  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Since last December there have been 60 confirmed cases of hepatitis A in Nashville. 

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