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Boathouse diners asked to get vaccinations

Fraser Health is encouraging people who ate salads or desserts at the Port Moody Boathouse restaurant earlier this month to get a Hepatitis A vaccination.

A food handler briefly employed at the 2770 Esplanade Ave. restaurant was infected with the virus, which can be passed on to others through food.

Therefore, people who ate salads or desserts before 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 10, 11 or 14 are asked to attend one of the following vaccination clinics at the Fraser Health public health office, #200-205 Newport Dr., Port Moody:

• Today, 1 to 4 p.m.

• Dec. 24, 1 to 4 p.m.

• Dec. 26 and 27, noon to 4 p.m.

A vaccine must be given within 14 days of the exposure to be effective. Call 604-949-7200 for more information. 
People who ate food at the Port Moody Boathouse restaurant from November 25 through December 9 would not benefit from the Hepatitis A vaccine but need to be alerted of symptoms, and see their family physician if required. All Boathouse employees will be vaccinated as a precaution.

Hepatitis A is a viral illness that affects the liver. Symptoms may develop 15 to 50 days after exposure and include nausea, abdominal cramps, fever, dark urine, pale feces and yellowing of the skin and eyes.

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