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Five confirmed cases of Hep A in county

In the wake of Kentucky undergoing a Hepatitis A outbreak, Washington County has seen five confirmed cases of the virus.

According to Lisa Thorn, the communicable disease manager of the Lincoln Trail Health Department, the district, which is made up of Hardin, Meade, Larue, Nelson, Marion and Washington counties, has seen a total of 77 confirmed cases as of Oct. 10, and they’re investigating possible cases outside of the district.

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