The Salt Lake County Health Department is urging customers who used the restroom or consumed certain items at the 7-Eleven location at 2666 West 7800 South to contact the health department immediately at 385-468-INFO (4636).
The preventive injection recommendation is for customers who visited the store on any date from Tuesday, December 26, through Wednesday, January 3, and who used any restroom in the store or consumed any of the following items: "Packaged items, including bottled beverages and microwaved foods, are NOT implicated in the possible exposure.
According to the CDC, it can range from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a severe illness lasting several months.
The health department believes this case is linked to the ongoing hepatitis outbreak in Salt Lake County since August 2017.
"This is an important reminder to food service establishments that they should consider vaccinating their food-handling employees against hepatitis A," said Gary Edwards, executive director of the Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD).