Details on outbreaks around the country in the past 12 months with links to more information on each state. To see the information in a map view, please click here.

Alabama | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Kansas | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Mississippi | Minnesota | Missouri | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | South Carolina | Tennessee | Virginia


Alabama

Other News Source Coverage:

Hepatitis A virus identified in Hamilton Huddle House food handler, July 23, 2021

ADPH investigating potential Hepatitis A outbreak linked to Montgomery Applebee’s location, July 21, 2021

Mobile County Health Department warns about Hepatitis A outbreak, December 25, 2020


Florida

Other News Source Coverage:

Florida declares hepatitis A outbreak over, October 9, 2021

Citrus Health Officials Urge Prevention and Vaccination for Hepatitis A, June 7, 2021

Hepatitis A Cases Down in Florida, but Duval Still Tops Other Counties, January 28, 2021

Government Coverage:

Hepatitis A in Florida


Georgia

Other News Source Coverage:

Carroll County offers free hepatitis A vaccinations in effort to curb outbreak, December 3, 2020

Officials warn Carroll County of ’ongoing issue’ with Hepatitis A, November 25, 2020

’Outbreak’ of hepatitis A reported in Carroll County, November 19, 2020


Illinois

Other News Source Coverage:

Jefferson County Health Department reports Hepatitis A outbreak, June 23, 2020


Indiana

Government Coverage:

Indiana Hepatitis A Outbreak


Kansas

Hep Coverage:

Several States Warn of Hepatitis A Cases. One Offers a Solution, April 1, 2021

Other News Source Coverage:

National hepatitis A outbreak mostly over in West, but continues in East, April 8, 2021

Reno County reports spike in Hepatitis A cases, March 24, 2021

Outbreak of hepatitis A in Sedgwick County may be due in-part to IV drug use, October 29, 2020

Government Coverage:

Kansas Hepatitis A Outbreak


Louisiana

Government Coverage:

Case of hepatitis A linked to Galatoire’s, September 23, 2020


Maine

Hep Coverage:

Hepatitis A in Louisiana

Other News Source Coverage:

Eastport IGA customers are at risk of contracting hepatitis A, May 28, 2021

CDC warns of possible hepatitis A exposure at Maine convenience store, March 25, 2021

Possible exposure to Hepatitis A at Dover-Foxcroft pizza place, November 19, 2020

Bangor restaurant customers may have been exposed to hepatitis A, November 4, 2020

Maine restaurant customers may have been exposed to hepatitis A, October 1, 2020

CDC warns of possible hepatitis A infection from food worker in Saco, September 1, 2020

Maine CDC warns of rise in hepatitis A cases in 3 counties, June 19, 2020


Minnesota

Other News Source Coverage:

Hepatitis A outbreak among at-risk populations in Hennepin County has been contained, November 29, 2021

Government Coverage:

Hepatitis A Outbreak Prevention and Response


Mississippi

Other News Source Coverage:

Diners at Pascagoula seafood restaurant might have been exposed to hepatitis A, April 8, 2021

Government Coverage:

Hepatitis A in Mississippi


Missouri

Other News Source Coverage:

SFCHC: Hepatitis A cases increasing, June 14, 2021


New Jersey

Hep Coverage:

Starbucks Employee Might Have Exposed Thousands to Hepatitis A Virus, November 24, 2021


New York

Other News Source Coverage:

Hepatitis Exposure At Roma’s April 9, 2021

Hepatitis A Vaccination Clinic Continues Sunday, Feb. 21. February 21, 2021

Chemung Co.: Fast food employee confirmed with Hepatitis A virus, potential exposure, February 19 2021

Chautauqua County Health Department reports increase in Hepatitis A cases, December 16, 2020

Possible ‘Hepatitis A’ exposure at Trading Post Restaurant in Penn Yan, November 13, 2020

Hepatitis A Cases in Oneida County, October 23, 2020

Potential hepatitis A exposure for Dunkin’ Donuts worker in Steuben County, September 9, 2020

Syracuse restaurant patrons may have been exposed to hepatitis A, August 18, 2020


North Carolina

Other News Source Coverage:

Health department partners with Public Safety, nonprofits to battle Hepatitis A outbreak, August 11, 2021

Hepatitis A is concern in NC, July 7, 2021

Diners at North Carolina Waffle House may have caught hepatitis A virus, officials fear, July 4, 2021

Three Charlotte-Area Counties See Jump In Hepatitis A Cases, June 10, 2021

Charlotte-area county sees dramatic spike in Hepatitis A. Here’s what you need to know, May 18, 2021


Ohio

Other News Source Coverage:

Stay safe against hepatitis A outbreak, November 11, 2021

Health Officials Battle Hepatitis A Outbreak, June 15, 2021

Government Coverage:

Hepatitis A Statewide Community Outbreak


South Carolina

Hep Coverage:

Several States Warn of Hepatitis A Cases. One Offers a Solution, April 1, 2021

Other News Source Coverage:

Hepatitis A is spreading in Horry County. Here’s where you can get a free vaccine March 19, 2021


Tennessee

Other News Source Coverage:

100 patients at Tennessee medical center informed of possible exposure to hepatitis, HIV, July 23, 2021

Zayde’s Deli customers may have been exposed to hepatitis A, July 13, 2021


Virginia

Hep Coverage:

One Dead, 31 Hospitalized in Hepatitis A Outbreak at Restaurant Chain, October 28, 2021

Other News Source Coverage:

Roanoke health officials report 50 hepatitis A cases, 31 hospitalizations tied to Famous Anthony’s outbreak, October 26, 2021

Hepatitis A Outbreak linked to Famous Anthony Restaurants in Roanoke Virginia – 9 patrons sickened, September 25, 2021


No Activity
The following states report no or very little activity:

  • Alaska
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • Michigan
  • Montana
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Dakota
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Last updated December 6, 2021