HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Health officials in Hopkins County continue working to stop the spread of Hepatitis A in their community.
Health Department Director Denise Beach said 61 cases of Hepatitis A have been reported this year in the county.
Beach said there have been fewer cases this month compared to this past summer.
The virus was a factor in one death earlier this year.
Beach said if anyone is showing any health risk factors, they can get a vaccine at the Health Department office in Madisonville.
(This story was originally published on September 19, 2019)