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STD/HIV clinics
Harm reduction

Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Immunizations
Program name: Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Immunizations 
Population served: Adults and adolescents at public and contracted STD clinics, HIV counseling and testing sites, and drug and alcohol programs
Eligibility: Above named clients
Region served: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, except Philadelphia county
Funding: 317 funds
Program started: 1997
Number of clients: Approximately 25,000 (unsure due to HIV counseling and testing anonymity)
Contact: Mark Wessner RN, EMT-PII
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division of Immunizations
Room 1026 Health & Welfare Building
7th & Forster Sts.
Harrisburg, PA 17108
Phone: (717) 787-5681
Fax: (717) 705-5513
Website: www.health.state.pa.us
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The Hepatitis B Vaccination in High-Risk Clients Program serves to prevent the spread of this vaccine-preventable and sexually transmitted disease. Our program offers hepatitis B vaccine to all clients who request STD services, HIV counseling and testing, and drug and alcohol treatment. Additionally, in March 2003, the program began offering hepatitis A vaccine and the hepatitis A and B combination vaccine to clients seen at STD clinics. Since the program has begun, the number of reported hepatitis B cases has dropped significantly. In 1997, 338 cases of hepatitis B were reported in Pennsylvania; in 2002, 232 acute cases were reported.

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