Cast member at Walt Disney World dinner show tests positive for Hepatitis A
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - An employee at a Walt Disney World resort has tested positive for Hepatitis A.
The employee who tested positive works at Fort Wilderness Resort's Hoop Dee Doo Revue dinner show.
Disney released a statement on the matter, stating that they are working with the Florida Department of Health and that the employee has not worked since diagnosed. The employee will not be able to return to work until cleared by the Department of Health.
Disney also stated that they have thoroughly cleaned and sanitized the restaurant. Additional measures have been put in place to protect the safety and well-being of any guests and cast members. Hepatisi A vaccines are even available to all employees.
There has no been no other reports of anyone else becoming sick.
Walt Disney World had a similar incident in 2018, as an employee at Disney Spring's Morimoto Asia restaurant tested positive for Hepatitis A.
Symptoms for Hepatitis A include sudden abdominal pain, fever, diarrhea, and yellow skin and eyes.