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Hepatitis A Vaccination

Pronounced (hep-ah-TY-tiss)
Hepatitis A vaccination

At a Glance

Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). Hepatitis A can affect anyone. Vaccines are available for long-term prevention of HAV infection in persons 1 year of age and older. Good personal hygiene and proper sanitation can also help prevent the spread of hepatitis A.

What You Should Know

About the Disease

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Vaccine Information

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Beliefs & Concerns

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Vaccine Safety

As with all vaccines, there can be minor reactions, including pain and redness at the injection site, headache, fatigue or a vague feeling of discomfort.

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Who Should Not be Vaccinated?

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For Health Professionals

Clinical Information on Hepatitis A

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Recommendations

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References and Resources on Hepatitis A

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Surveillance

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Provider Education

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Materials for Patients about Hepatitis A

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