A worker at a Cheesecake Factory restaurant in east Phoenix was diagnosed with hepatitis A, and the Maricopa County Public Health Clinic is providing Immune Globulin (IG) shots for all patrons of the restaurant who may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus after eating at Cheesecake Factory. The clinic is located at 1645 E. Roosevelt St. in Phoenix.
The Arizona Republic reported today that 150 people have received IG shots to prevent infection since the announcement that the worker had been diagnosed with hepatitis A. From the article:
The sick person worked at the restaurant at 24th Street and Camelback Road. Some patrons may have been exposed, but the health department says the risk of exposure is low.
People who ate at the restaurant July 20 are being offered the shot. Information: (602) 747-7500.