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World Immunization Week: Get Vaccinated for Hep A+B

April 24 - April 30

Awareness Event

The Hep A & B combination vaccine is effective in preventing Hep A & B.

Hep A & B combination vaccine is recommended for all persons 18 years of age or older who are at risk from infection.

Hep A & B combination vaccine is also recommended for:

  • Military personnel.
  • Persons living in or moving to areas that have a high rate of Hep A infection and who are at a high risk of Hep B infection.
  • Persons engaging in high-risk sexual activity, such as homosexual & bisexual males.
  • Persons who use illegal injection drugs.
  • Persons at risk through their work, such as laboratory workers who handle live Hep A & B virus, police, and those who give first aid or medical help, and workers who come in contact with stool or sewage.
  • People who work in child daycare centers and correctional facilities, residents of drug and alcohol treatment centers, and patients and staff in hemodialysis units.
  • People who are at increased risk for Hep B infection and who are in close contact with patients that have Hep A or B.
  • Persons with hemophilia.
  • Persons with chronic liver disease.



April 24
April 30
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