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.
- 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.