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National Adult Hep B Vaccination Awareness Day

April 30

Awareness Event

National Adult Hep B Vaccination Awareness Day

Discussing overcoming barriers to adult Hep B vaccination

75% of adults in the U.S. are NOT protected against Hep B, the leading cause of liver cancer worldwide.
The NYC Health Department his working to eliminate Hep B by:
  • Contacting more than 1,000 parents each year to ensure newborns receive Hep B prophylaxis & complete vaccination to protect them from infection
  • Monitoring NYC hospitals to assess the coverage of Hep B vaccination of newborns
  • Expanding hepatitis B patient navigation services in neighborhoods with high rates of Hep B, reaching more than 1,500 people with Hep B testing, linkage to care and care coordination services
  • Training more than 1,000 health care providers to screen and treat Hep B

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Date:
April 30
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New York, NY United States

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