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Inmate with Hepatitis A quarantined at El Paso County Jail
By koaa.com- Tom Kackley
Published: 03/22/2019

COLORADO SPRINGS – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said an inmate who was first booked into the jail on Jan. 16 tested positive for Hepatitis A on Thursday.

As a precaution, the county’s health department will vaccinate all employees and inmates who may have come in contact with the infected inmate.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jacqueline Kirby said in a statement that the jail began providing Hepatitis A vaccinations to transient inmates, homeless inmates or drug users as a precaution nine days after the infected inmate was booked into the jail.

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