Hepatitis A scare keeps inmates out of court
PADUCAH — A group of McCracken County Jail inmates didn’t make it to court Thursday because of a hepatitis A scare.
The scare centered around an inmate who was taken to the jail Monday. The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department learned Thursday that inmate has hepatitis A.
As a precaution, that inmate and other who had been exposed did not go to court.
A judge rescheduled their court dates.
A hepatitis A outbreak is ongoing in Kentucky and other states.