Vaccines

Attorney calls on bartaco to reimburse taxpayers for hepatitis A vaccinations

Port Chester’s bartaco reopened on Thursday after it was closed on Wednesday because of hepatitis exposure. Wochit

An attorney in a class-action lawsuit against bartaco is calling on the popular Port Chester eatery to reimburse taxpayers for the cost of hepatitis A vaccinations.

Attorney Bill Marler cited The Journal News/lohud report recently that Westchester County vaccinated about 3,000 people tied to the outbreak at an expected cost from $75,000 to $210,000.

“Bartaco should now step up and reimburse the department of public health for the cost of vaccinating over 3,000 people,” Marler said. “Other companies in similar situations have paid for their error and relieved the taxpayers of the cost burden.”

The request came as county health officials…