One case of hepatitis A confirmed in Morgan County - Morgan County Herald: News

One case of hepatitis A confirmed in Morgan County

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Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 6:00 am

Morgan County Health Department Administrator Rebecca Aber has confirmed there is one local resident who has tested positive for hepatitis A. Aber has already applied for the additional state funding to help cover the costs associated with treatment. The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has received the epidemiology report and will now determine how much funding Morgan will receive.

ODH Director Amy Acton, MD, MPH, has announced a one-time commitment of $650,000 in state funding to be shared with local health departments to combat the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in the state.

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