first_img Twitter CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY)-  A West Virginia health department says people who attended a cookout earlier this month at a Charleston bar may have been exposed to Hepatitis A. Next PostPolice: Man throws toddler in creek while running from officers The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department announced the warning Wednesday. A department release says attendees who consumed food or drink at the Lee Street Lounge on Aug. 6 should get vaccinated against the virus before Aug. 20. Health officials say getting vaccinated within two weeks of exposure can help prevent getting the virus. HealthNewsWatchState News People possibly exposed to Hepatitis A at West Virginia bar By Daniella HankeyAug 16, 2018, 04:18 am 521 0 Home NewsWatch Health People possibly exposed to Hepatitis A at West Virginia bar Tumblr Mail Linkedin Previous PostFree Haircuts Before Heading Back To School Department spokesman John Law says only people who attended the cookout may have been exposed. The bar doesn’t serve food. Law says someone diagnosed with the virus brought food to the cookout. The department also warns people who attended cookouts at the bar in late July to watch for symptoms. Facebook Daniella Hankey Pinterest Google+last_img