LIVE IN MI? GOT HEPATITIS A? GET CHECKED!

Public health officials are reporting an increase in hepatitis A cases in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports seeing an elevated number of cases in Detroit as well as Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties. In the last year, 190 cases of lab-confirmed hepatitis A have been reported in those areas, including 10 deaths. Those with hepatitis A are infectious for two weeks before seeing symptoms which include jaundice, fever, fatigue, and nausea among other symptoms.