Hairy situation at Fuzzy’s Taco, Hep A warning issued

Columbus Public Health is sending out warnings to people who have eaten at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop recently after a person who had direct contact with food there was diagnosed with Hepatitis A.

Anyone who has eaten at the taco joint located at 479 N High St. between January 1-16 is encouraged to get a Hep A vaccine as soon as possible.

According to 10TV, the health department said employees at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop have been vaccinated and no one else is sick.

Following a confirmed case of hepatitis A in a worker with direct food contact, anyone who visited Fuzzy's Taco Shop…

Posted by Columbus Public Health on Monday, January 28, 2019


Hep A symptoms include jaundice, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue.

You can purchase vaccines from retail pharmacies or through your health care provider.

There will also be a public vaccination clinic on January 26 from noon to 4pm at Columbus Public Health located at 240 Parsons Avenue.

The health department set up an information line at 614-645-1474, option 3 for all questions and concerns regarding this issue.


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