Hardee’s on 2604 Little Rock Rd. in Charlotte.

Vaccination for Hepatitis A.

COLUMBIA, SC– Hardee’s in Charlotte, NC has an employ diagnosed with the Hepatitis A virus. Anyone that has stopped by the Hardee’s on 2604 Little Rock Rd since June 13th is strongly advised to go get checked out and even get a vaccination.

The employ that was diagnosed was said to have dealt with food preparation at the restaurant.

At least five cases have already been reported and there could be thousands more infected in the next month.

People that have dined at the Hardee’s on Little Rock Road on June 13 must get vaccinated today and if you dined on the 14 you are urged to get a vaccination in the next two days.

“According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), the vaccine must be given within 14 days of exposure for the vaccine to be effective,” said Public Health Director Gibbie Harris.

Public Health vaccinations clinics for those concerned with exposure to the Hep­–A virus can go to the following sites:

  • Wednesday, June 27 from 8 a.m. – 7.p.m, and Thursday, June 28 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Northwest Health Department, 2845 Beatties Ford Rd. and Southeast Health Department, 249 Billingsley Rd., Charlotte.

For more on the Hepatitis–A virus and how much time you have to get vaccinated, please call Mecklenburg County Health Department at (704)-366-6500.