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Sudbury health unit setting up Hepatitis-A vaccine clinics in response to warning about frozen mango products

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Sudbury health unit setting up Hepatitis-A vaccine clinics in response to warning about frozen mango products

By Len Gillis, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterSudbury.com

Fri., Aug. 6, 20211 min. read

Early Newspaper

A fully current vaccine push is on in Sudbury, but this time it is miles for a imaginable Hepatitis-A contamination linked to certain frozen mango products.

The Canadian Meals Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a preserve earlier this week for various frozen mangoes due to imaginable Hepatitis A contamination. The preserve spans across Ontario and various provinces, with the aptitude to be nationwide. Producer Nature’s Touch Frozen Meals warns customers no longer to use the following products with an expiry date of “finest prior to November 2022”:

-Nature’s Touch Frozen Mangoes (2kg)

-Compliments Mango Mania (600g)

-Irresistibles Mango Chunks (600g)

-President’s Alternative Mango Chunks (600g)

Public Health Sudbury and Districts (PHSD) issued a spy Friday saying that to date no instances had been reported within the Province of Ontario, including the PHSD plot, but somebody with those products at residence have to discard the product or return it to the store.

The health unit is furthermore advising somebody who may maybe well gain consumed the mango products in the past 14 days, and who’re no longer vaccinated against Hepatitis A, have to organize to regain a free vaccination as soon as imaginable.

The topple-in vaccination clinics are being organized in the Metropolis of Bigger Sudbury (no appointment foremost) for this coming Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Individuals exterior of the Metropolis of Bigger Sudbury can contact Public Health Sudbury & Districts to compose an appointment at one in all the district workplaces.

-Monday, Aug. 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Carmichael Arena

-Tuesday, Aug. 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Carmichael Arena

-Wednesday, Aug. 11, from noon to 8 p.m. at Carmichael Arena

The Hepatitis A vaccine is furthermore on hand thru Public Health district workplaces positioned in Espanola, Mindemoya, and Chapleau or by contacting your health care supplier.

PHSD advises that all COVID-19 pandemic precautions, masking and distancing, will likely be in enact at the vaccine clinics.

Anybody having particular issues about Hepatitis-A and food products can examine out the health unit online web jabber, for additional information.

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Sudbury health unit setting up Hepatitis-A vaccine clinics in response to warning about frozen mango products