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2-1-1 San Diego is partnering with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency’s Public Health Services department to ensure San Diegans are educated about hepatitis A. Frequent hand washing with soap and water can help prevent the spread of hepatitis A. During the present outbreak, hepatitis A vaccine is NOT being recommended for the San Diego general public and is being recommended only for the at-risk populations defined below. The majority of cases are occurring in individuals who are homeless and/or use illicit drugs. It is recommended that all persons who are homeless and/or illicit drug users, men who have sex with men, people who work with, and those that provide services to or clean up after the homeless and/or illicit drug users receive a hepatitis A vaccine.

 

If you have health insurance

  1. Contact your healthcare provider or pharmacy for a vaccination
  2. Or if you have health insurance and you don’t know your regular health care provider, Call your health plan. They will direct you were to receive a vaccine and assist you with finding a medical home.

Vaccinations at Community Health Centers

If you DO NOT have health insurance

If you do not have health insurance to find a community clinic or public health center to request the Hepatitis A vaccine click the button below:

Vaccinations at Public Health Centers

 

Calendar of Events

Members of the identified Hepatitis A at-risk population, including a person who is homeless or a homeless service provider, an intravenous drug user, a health care professional or a member of the service industry, to find a vaccination event near you, Click here.

 

Where to wash your hands

To download the list of public restrooms, please Click here.

To download the list of hand washing stations, please Click here.

To find more information about Hepatitis A, Click here.

To download a fact sheet on Hepatitis A, Click here.

To learn more about the outbreak in San Diego, Click here.

Hepatitis A disinfection guidelines, Click here.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to download a Hepatitis A Summary and Frequently Asked Questions.

 

What is hepatitis A?

 

How is hepatitis A spread?

 

Who is at risk for hepatitis A?

 

What are the symptoms of hepatitis A?

 

How can hepatitis A virus be prevented?

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