ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. — For the second time in recent days, a Bay Area restaurant worker has tested positive for Hepatitis A.

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County announced the latest case Monday.

The employee worked at Toasted Monkey at 6110 Gulf Blvd. between Oct. 17-28.

Residents who dined at the restaurant during that time and haven't been vaccinated for Hepatitis A should get vaccinated, health officials said.

The vaccine is being offered at these locations:

  • St. Petersburg: 205 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N
  • Pinellas Park: 6350 76th Ave. N
  • Mid-County (Largo): 8751 Ulmerton Rd
  • Clearwater: 310 N. Myrtle Ave
  • Tarpon Springs: 301 S. Disston Ave

Another positive case of Hepatitis A was confirmed Oct. 22 in Ybor City.

The individual worked at Hamburger Mary's Bar and Grille, located at 1800 East 8th Avenue, between October 4 and October 20.

Health officials said Monday that about 620 residents got vaccinated. So far there have been no Hepatitis A cases linked to the Hamburger Mary's incident.

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious disease of the liver. According to health officials, people infected are most contagious from two weeks before onset of symptoms to up to one week after.