The first hepatitis A vaccination clinic was held yesterday at Public Health Sudbury and Districts for 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.

The vaccination clinics are free for anyone who consumed the meat or cheese between Nov. 27 and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 16.

If that’s you, it “is strongly recommended to get vaccinated for hepatitis A,” said the health unit in a news release.

Other dates are: Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 19, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.l, Friday, Dec. 20, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.

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