Tampa, or more accurately Sarasota, is equidistant from the equator as is Brisbane.
Or it’s the familiarity in targeted advertising for funeral homes and life insurance.
A food service worker employed at Hamburger Mary’s Bar and Grille in Ybor City has tested positive for hepatitis A, according to the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County.
The individual worked at the restaurant between Oct. 4 and Oct. 20, an investigation found.
Anyone who frequented the restaurant within the time period and has not previously received a hepatitis A vaccination is advised to do so as soon as possible. Those who have previously had a hepatitis A vaccination do not need to take any additional action.
A 24-hour hotline has also been set up for people who have questions about hepatitis A. It can be reached at 813-307-8004.
Doctor’s offices, pharmacies and state and local health departments offer hepatitis A vaccinations. Find out more at vaccines.gov.