Hep A Cases Up in Wayne County

The Lake Cumberland district Health Department is recommending that anyone who hasn’t had a hepatitis a vaccine to get one.

Late last month it was noted that The nationwide Hepatitis A outbreak is presently quite active in Wayne County.

Presently in Wayne County, the new case rate for August has been 4.39 per 10,000, compared to the state average of 0.11 per 10,000.

While the outbreak seems to be trending down in Clinton, their new case rate last month was 6.89 per 10,000