Hepatitis A Facts
Facts and Guidelines to Help Prevent the Spread of Hepatitis A to Patients in Your Community
Your knowledge of the facts is the first step in helping to protect your at-risk patients during the ongoing hepatitis A outbreaks in the US.
Follow Guidelines From the CDC
- Widespread person-to-person outbreaks of hepatitis A across the United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Reviewed May 3, 2021. Accessed May 5, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/outbreaks/2017March-HepatitisA.htm.
- Nelson NP, Weng MK, Hofmeister MG, et al. Prevention of hepatitis A virus infection in the United States: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, 2020. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2020;69(No. RR-5):1–38. Accessed May 5, 2021. http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.rr6905a1
- Nationally notifiable infectious diseases and conditions, United States: weekly tables. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accessed May 5, 2021. https://wonder.cdc.gov//nndss/static/2020/53/2020-53-table1p.html.
- Recommended adult immunization schedule, United States, 2021. Updated February 11, 2021. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accessed May 5, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/adult/adult-combined-schedule.pdf.