Hepatitis A vaccination clinics being offered by Public Health Sudbury & DistrictsIssued: Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Public Health Sudbury & Districts is hosting vaccination clinics to offer free hepatitis A vaccine to anyone who in the last 14 days consumed clerk-served deli meat or cheese, or meat and cheese from prepared deli trays from the Real Canadian Superstore located at 1485 Lasalle Boulevard in Sudbury, Ontario, that was purchased between November 27 and 1:30 p.m. December 16, 2019.
Free vaccination clinics will be held at Public Health Sudbury & Districts’ main office at 1300 Paris Street in Sudbury. Drop-in (no appointment needed) and free parking on site.
The clinic times are:
- Tuesday, December 17, from 5 to 8 p.m.
- Wednesday, December 18, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Thursday, December 19, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Friday, December 20, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Saturday, December 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Sunday, December 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Important: Additional clinics will be offered. Dates and times will be announced.
Who qualifies for free vaccination?
Anyone who in the last 14 days consumed the food items—purchased between November 27 and 1:30 p.m. December 16—is strongly recommended to get vaccinated for hepatitis A.
Individuals who ate the foods more than 14 days ago are advised to contact Public Health, monitor their health for signs and symptoms, and follow up with their health care provider if symptoms develop.
Any affected food that was purchased during this time period should be discarded or returned to the point of purchase. This food should not be eaten.
Please check phsd.ca for updates on vaccination clinics. For details, read more about the confirmed case of hepatitis A at a local grocery store. If you have additional questions, please call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200).