Hepatitis A Exposure - Whistler, BC

Vancouver Coast Health has informed Health Authorities of a potential Hepatitis A exposure in Whistler, BC for anyone who has consumed food at the Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar (110 - 4222 Village Square, Whistler) or at Il Caminetto (4242 Village Stroll, Whistler) from July 4 to July 20.

For more information, visit: Hepatitis A notification for Araxi and Il Caminetto restaurants - Vancouver Coastal Health (vch.ca)

Although the risk of transmission to the public is low, anyone who consumed food at either restaurant during this time period should monitor themselves for symptoms of hepatitis A, which can take two to seven weeks to develop after exposure and last for about two months.

Anyone in Island Health that consumed food at either of these restaurants on July 14 – July 20, please call: 250-755-7691, extension #32463, and leave a voice mail stating your name and contact information.

A nurse will call you back to assess your exposure and discuss how you can access Hepatitis A vaccine if it is recommended.

For anyone who consumed food at either of these restaurants prior to July 14 (July 4 – 13th) vaccine for this exposure is not indicated, but you should monitor for symptoms. If you feel ill, notify your primary care provider. 

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