Request Line: (870) 277-1080 [email protected]
Text Your Gift to KLEK1 to 44-321 LEARN MORE

Your Community Radio Station is possible thanks to this supporter!  Become an underwriter.

Information Related to the Hep A Report

October 25, 2018

10/25/2018

Related Links: ADH Press ReleaseCampus Email from Chancellor | Internal Hep A Website

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University was notified late yesterday by its food service provider, Sodexo, that one of its workers reported testing positive for the hepatitis A virus.  At the recommendation of the Arkansas Department of Health, anyone who ate at the Acansa Dining Hall in the Reng Student Center from Oct. 13 to Oct. 24 should seek vaccination immediately if they have never been vaccinated against hep A or are unsure of their vaccination status.

After the report yesterday, university officials conferred with Sodexo to review their procedures for handling this type of situation.  Sodexo safety officials have inspected all areas, and per the guidelines have sanitized all area.

Jonesboro Clinic

Those concerned are encouraged to get a vaccination at the Craighead County Health Department today, or Friday, Oct. 26, during their regular hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The Health Department is located at 611 E. Washington Street in Jonesboro.

Campus Clinic

Arkansas State will also hosting the Craighead County Health Department on Monday, Oct. 29, and Tuesday, Oct. 30, for students, faculty or staff who wish to receive the Hep A vaccination.  The clinic will be conducted from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Reng Student Center on the third floor in the Arkansas River Room located behind the Multicultural Center.

We have established a website with more information:  AState.edu/HepA

And we have a special phone number for concerned individuals to call:  870-680-4770.

Original article source: http://www.astate.edu/news/information-related-to-the-hep-a-report | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

0 0 votes
Article Rating

Related Articles

Creative Media Students to Debut Documentary on Drive-In Movie Theater

10/26/2021 JONESBORO — Students in the creative media production (CMP) program at Arkansas State University will debut their documentary “Revenge of the Drive-In Movie Theater” during November at several regional Read more

A-State Homecoming Football Game Versus App State to Kick at 1 PM, Appear on ESPN+

Thanks for visiting ! The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. We ask that you consider turning Read more

Noftsier Earns All-Tournament Honors, A-State Finishes Third at Bearcat Hammer Open

Story Links FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (10/24/21) – Freshman Vanessa Noftsier was named to the All-Tournament Team and the Arkansas State women's bowling team finished third at the Bearcat Hammer Open Read more

Coastal Carolina Tops A-State in Regular Season Finale

Next Game: vs. Sun Belt Conference Quarterfinal 11/3/2021 | 4:00 PM ESPN+ CONWAY, S.C. (10/24/21) – In the regular season finale Sunday, the Arkansas State women's soccer team dropped a Read more

Comments

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Your Community Radio Station is possible thanks to this supporter!  Become an underwriter.

Pin It on Pinterest