Salad bar employee in Montana tests positive for Hepatitis A

September 15, 2016

An employee at the Good Food Store in Missoula, MT, has tested positive for Hepatitis A, according to the Missoula City-County Health Department.

The department announced Thursday that the individual prepared foods for the self-serve salad bar at the store, and that anyone who ate there between Aug. 15 and Sept. 13 may have been exposed to the virus.

“While the food service employee was excluded from work during most of the time that they had symptoms, there is a potential for customer exposure because Hepatitis A can be spread before a person has symptoms — before they know they are infectious or