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Harm reduction
STD/HIV clinics

 
Missouri Hepatitis Vaccination Initiative
Program name: Missouri Hepatitis Vaccination Initiative 
Population served: Injection drug users including methamphetamine users, STD clinic clients, medical personnel and first responders, and persons with unstated self-perceived risk factors
Eligibility: Residents of Missouri
Region served: Missouri
Funding: Immunization Program Funds
Program started: 2003
Number of clients: During 2005 33,100 doses of hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis A/hepatitis B combination vaccines were shipped to participating agencies.
Contact: Elaine Pherigo
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS)
930 Wildwood, PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Phone: (573) 751-6439
Fax: (573) 751-6447
Email: elaine.pherigo@dhss.mo.gov, Libby.Landrum@dhss.mo.gov
Website: None
Description:

The State of Missouri provides no funding for HCV testing, referral and treatment. In order to provide these services, the DHSS Hepatitis C Program partners with LPHAs, CBOs, educational institutions, corporate entities, and non-profit organizations to provide targeted testing and referral for care around the State.

Our hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccination program for adults began in 2003 with six local public health departments and has since expanded to over 90/115 county and local health departments in the Missouri. Immunizations are provided to adults in clinic and outreach settings who are able to identify at least one risk factor (which includes unstated self-perceived risk as an option) as an activity he/she has engaged in at some time. A list of these risk factors is provided to the client.


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