A case of Hepatitis A has been confirmed at Lexington's Millcreek Elementary School. Fayette Health Department and school officials are notifying parents of the case.
Hepatitis A is a liver disease that can be passed from person to person. In addition to vaccination, thorough hand washing is important to help stop the spread of the disease.
There is currently a wider Hep A outbreak with nearly 500 cases in Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio and Indiana.