Model Programs for
Hepatitis A, B, and C Prevention

 

  Programs for other populations at risk  

    


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Arizona Department of Health Services
Provides free hepatitis A and B vaccination for uninsured individuals testing positive for hepatitis C.
Posted 3/16/01

Health Care for the Homeless, Baltimore, MD
Tested clients for hepatitis C and studied their risk factors, and now provides immunization against hepatitis A and B for their hepatitis C positive clients.
Posted 11/27/01

Minnesota Department of Health Hepatitis A Vaccine Program for American Indian Children
Provides a "Hepatitis A Clinic Kit" to all IHS and tribal health clinics in the state. Posted 5/4/01

Texas Department of Health Hepatitis A Vaccine Initiative
Requires children in 32 high-incidence counties to be vaccinated against hepatitis A and recommends the vaccine for children in another 22 counties. Posted 7/26/01

Texas Department of Health Hepatitis C Initiative
Provides testing and counseling for hepatitis C at state HIV/STD clinics, education for the public, and professional training for health providers.
Posted 11/27/01

Background Information
IAC is not responsible for content found on other websites.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for hepatitis B immunization, which includes specific recommendations for high-risk clients of STD and family planning clinics:
http://aepo-xdv-www.epo.cdc.gov/wonder/prevguid/m0033405/m0033405.asp

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for hepatitis A immunization:
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr4812a1.htm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Hepatitis C Prevention Strategy:
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/c/plan/index.htm

Texas Department of Health’s “Hepatitis C Prevention Counseling Training” guide
http://www.tdh.state.tx.us/hivstd/educate/hepc/default.htm

“Control Measures for Hepatitis B in Dialysis Centers” CDC’s Viral Hepatitis Investigations and Control Series November 1977
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/hip/control.htm

Information for Clients
All IAC education materials are copyright free and we encourage you to use them!
Documents designated by "(PDF)" are in Adobe Portable Document Format.

Are you at risk for hepatitis A?
Use this questionnaire to assess your patients' risk factors.

Are you at risk for hepatitis B?
Use this questionnaire to assess your patients' risk factors.

Are you at risk for hepatitis C?
Use this questionnaire to assess your patients' risk factors.

Questions Frequently Asked About Hepatitis B
IAC's most popular piece on hepatitis B. Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish      

Vaccinations for adults—you're never too old to get shots!
A visual table covering all adult vaccinations.
Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish (in revision)      

You don't have to go all the way to get hepatitis A.
A brochure for men who have sex with men.

Hepatitis B . . . 100 times easier to catch than HIV.
A brochure for men who have sex with men.

Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease . . . should you be vaccinated?
A brochure for all ages. Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish Vietnamese (PDF)    

Shots for adults with HIV
A visual table of shots recommended for HIV-infected adults.

Vaccinations for adults with hepatitis C
This one-page sheet describes vaccinations that HCV-positive adults need.

Immunizations . . . not just kids' stuff
Adult immunization brochure. Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish      

Every week hundreds of teens are infected with hepatitis B.
A brochure for teens and parents. Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish (PDF)
Cambodian
(PDF)
Chinese
(PDF)
Hmong (PDF)
Korean
(PDF)
Laotian
(PDF)
Russian (PDF)
Tagalog
(PDF)
Turkish (PDF)
Vietnamese
(PDF)

Every week thousands of sexually active people are infected with hepatitis B.
A hepatitis B brochure for adults. Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish      

If you have sex, read this . . . and stop a killer STD from sneaking up on you!
Use this article to help convince young women to get vaccinated against hepatitis B.
Reprinted from Mademoiselle.

Are you 11–19 years old? Then you need to be vaccinated!
Covers all vaccinations for teenagers. Also available in the following language(s):
       Spanish

Hepatitis B information for adults and children from endemic areas
Encourages testing and vaccination. Also available in the following language(s):
Amharic
(Ethiopian) (PDF)

Arabic (PDF)
Cambodian (PDF)
Chinese (PDF)
Farsi
(PDF)
Hmong (PDF)
Korean
(PDF)
Laotian (PDF)
Russian
(PDF)
Somali
(PDF)
Tigrinya
(Eritrean)
(PDF)
Vietnamese
(PDF)

Hepatitis A Vaccine Information Statements
Download camera-ready copies of CDC's hepatitis A VIS in a choice of 25 languages.

Hepatitis B Vaccine Information Statements
Download camera-ready copies of CDC's hepatitis B VIS in a choice of 24 languages.


Immunization Action Coalition
http://www.immunize.org
admin@immunize.org


Hepatitis Prevention Programs

http://www.hepprograms.org
admin@hepprograms.org


1573 Selby Avenue, Ste. 234
St. Paul, MN 55104
Tel: (651) 647-9009   Fax: (651) 647-9131